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The People Behind Pioneer Cabernet Sauvignon

[portfolio_slideshow id=12826] Pioneer Cabernet Sauvignon is made from 100% estate grown fruit from Barra of Mendocino in Ukiah, California.  2011 is the first vintage and marks the debut of a collaboration between the Barra Family and the team at Standard Market in Westmont, Illinois, which wanted to find a domestic producer capable of making a […]

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Whole cluster pressed, barrel fermented Rosé from Porter Creek

Porter Creek 2012 Rosé

2013 has been the year of Rosé here at Candid with Lambert’s “Mathilde” made from Cabernet Franc and Scherrer’s “Dry Rosé” made from Grenache and Syrah going out the door fast than ever.  To beef up our offering we added the Barra‘s Rosé of Pinot Noir for the first time and direct imported Dominique and […]

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Organically grown Cabernet from Barra of Mendocino

Barra Cabernet Sauvignon

Deep ruby in color with aromas of black cherries covered in dark chocolate with complex notes of anise, cherry, toffee and mocha. The layered flavors of this wine just keep on going, delivering up notes of roasted nuts and cassis. The smooth, balanced mouthfeel is rich with creamy flavors of baked blackberry pie framed by […]

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Organically grown Port from Mendocino

Barra Petite Sirah

Deep dark ruby in color, this wine over-delivers in the fruit arena with ripe, rich flavors of cassis, blackberry, and black plums with just the right amount of oak spice to gain complexity. Big, rich concentrated black fruit flavors in this medium to heavy bodied red. Rich fruit is supported by medium, yet firm tannins […]

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Chardonnay from Barra of Mendocino

Barra Chardonnay

The 2009 Barra of Mendocino Chardonnay is a wonderful example of the lush fruit we grow in Mendocino County. This wine has aromas of golden apples and citrus peel, with a touch of toasty French Oak and vanilla. Upon taking your first sip, you will get some wonderful minerality and crisp acids, a hallmark of […]

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