Parker : 93 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2016 Paderewski Vineyard, from the vineyard owned by Epoch, is a blend of 46% Mataro, 19% Syrah, 15% Tempranillo, 8% Petite Sirah, 7% Zinfandel and 5% Grenache. It aged 21 months in various vessels, including 67% foudres and 16% amphorae. It has a medium ruby color and bombastic aromas of peach cobbler and orange and grapefruit peel over a core of red and black cherries and currants with touches of bitter chocolate and flowers. Medium to full-bodied with lifted fruit character, it has a pleasant chalky texture and long, amaro-laced finish. 496 cases produced.