Spring 2018 Entourage Allocation

2015 Estate Blend

MY PROFILE

Parentage: 61% Paderewski and 39% Catapult Vineyards
District: Willow Creek | Hometown: Paso Robles
Ethnicity: 53% Syrah, 26% Mourvèdre, 13% Grenache, 5% Tempranillo, 3% Zinfandel
Siblings: 1,345 Cases Produced

 

MY STATS

Birthdate: August 28 – September 30, 2015
Rearing: Fermented in concrete, stainless steel, and oak tanks and ½-ton French oak puncheons
Education: Aged 19 months in French oak barrels and puncheons (48% new)
GPA: 3.84 pH | 5.8 g/L TA | 15.1% Alc.
Graduation: Bottled June 6, 2017 | Debut: Released Spring 2018

 

A TEASER BY JORDAN FIORENTINI

The savory, the floral and the fruity all unite in this five-varietal house blend that speaks to all of Epoch’s wine practices – our polished, refined and balanced 2015 Estate Blend.

 

2015 Sensibility

MY PROFILE

Parentage: 83% Paderewski and 17% Catapult Vineyards
District: Willow Creek | Hometown: Paso Robles
Ethnicity: 96% Grenache (Alban clones 1 and 362), 4% Syrah
Siblings: 534 Cases Produced

 

MY STATS

Birthdate: September 10 – 22, 2015
Rearing: Fermented in concrete and stainless steel tanks
Education: Aged 18 months: 14% in concrete egg and the balance in neutral French oak puncheons
GPA: 3.68 pH | 5.5 g/L TA | 15.5% Alc.
Graduation: Bottled May 3, 2017 | Debut: Released Spring 2018

 

A TEASER BY JORDAN FIORENTINI

There is no denying the magnetic energy of this stand-alone Grenache. 2015 gave purity of fruit and focus to our beloved “Pinot of the Rhône.”

 

MORE ABOUT ME
Scores: Wine Advocate, 96; Jeb Dunnuck, 94-96

 

2015 Veracity

MY PROFILE

Parentage: 52% Paderewski and 48% Catapult Vineyards
District: Willow Creek | Hometown: Paso Robles
Ethnicity: 47% Grenache, 34% Mourvèdre, 19% Syrah
Siblings: 866 Cases Produced

 

MY STATS

Birthdate: September 10 – 24, 2015
Rearing: Fermented in concrete, stainless steel, and oak tanks and ½-ton French oak puncheons
Education: Aged 18 months: 28% concrete tulip and the balance in French oak barrels and puncheons (24% new)
GPA: 3.70 pH | 5.5 g/L TA | 15.4% Alc.
Graduation: Bottled May 2, 2017 | Debut: Released Spring 2018

 

A TEASER BY JORDAN FIORENTINI

Grenache and Mourvèdre are playing seamlessly together (with Syrah adding a bit of moral support) as they sing out in balanced chorus in this southern-Rhône inspired beauty.

 

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Scores: Wine Advocate, 97+; Jeb Dunnuck, 94-96

 

2015 Zinfandel

MY PROFILE

Parentage: 100% Paderewski Vineyard
District: Willow Creek | Hometown: Paso Robles
Ethnicity: 97% Zinfandel, 3% Grenache
Siblings: 319 Cases Produced

 

MY STATS

Birthdate: August 31 – September 22, 2015
Rearing: Fermented in concrete and stainless steel tanks and 1-ton bins
Education: Aged 18 months in French oak barrels and puncheons (45% new)
GPA: 3.80 pH | 6.2 g/L TA | 15.2% Alc.
Graduation: Bottled May 3, 2017 | Debut: Released Spring 2018

 

A TEASER BY JORDAN FIORENTINI

Intricate and pensive, delicate yet decadent, this classy and refined Zinfandel speaks Paderewski Vineyard with its smokey reduction, fresh blackberries, bay leaf, violet and underlying minerality.

 

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Scores: Wine Advocate, 95; Jeb Dunnuck, 94-96

 

2017 Rosé

MY PROFILE

Parentage: 81% Catapult and 19% Paderewski Vineyards
District: Willow Creek | Hometown: Paso Robles
Ethnicity: 48% Mourvèdre, 28% Grenache, 24% Syrah
Siblings: ~ 730 Cases Produced

 

MY STATS

Birthdate: August 30 – October 11, 2017
Rearing: Fermented in stainless steel barrels
Education: Aged four months sur lie in stainless steel barrels
GPA: 3.44 pH | 6.5 g/L TA | 14.3% Alc.
Graduation: Bottled March 7, 2018 | Debut: Released Spring 2018

 

A TEASER BY JORDAN FIORENTINI

Mourvèdre is once again our rightful leading lady in Epoch’s sunsetty 2017 Rosé.  Sweet hay, honey, strawberry, kiwi and pink grapefruit graze the nose and palate with a hint of refreshing sea air and lots of good vibes.

 

2017 White

MY PROFILE

Parentage: 67% Catapult and 33% Paderewski Vineyards
District: Willow Creek | Hometown: Paso Robles
Ethnicity: 48% Viognier, 40% Grenache Blanc, 12% Roussanne
Siblings: ~ 750 Cases Produced

 

MY STATS

Birthdate: August 25 – October 13, 2017
Rearing: Fermented in concrete, oak and stainless steel barrels
Education: Aged four months sur lie: 56% in concrete, 37% in French oak barrels (7% new) and 7% in stainless steel barrels
GPA: 3.44 pH | 6.5 g/L TA | 14.2% Alc.
Graduation: Bottled March 7, 2018 | Debut: Released Spring 2018

 

A TEASER BY JORDAN FIORENTINI

Your olfactory receptors will be in overdrive with our ’17 White’s stunning aromatics of fresh pineapple, green melon, honeysuckle and lemon curd, which are echoed and enhanced on the luxurious, yet crisp and mineral-driven palate.