Harvest may not be the best time to convince your online girlfriend to come out and live with you. But Martin Fujishin managed to do it.
“She seems to think I was on my best behavior that harvest,” Fujishin said about Teresa Moye, who does marketing, design and information technology for Fujishin Family Cellars based in Caldwell, Idaho.
“It’s mostly manageable,” Moye said.
The two have been together since 2008. Fujishin is producing about 2,000 cases a year of mostly Rhone-style wines.
“We’ve always been kind of a Rhone-style, but we’ve branched out,” he said.
What we tasted was the winery’s 2015 Viognier.
“Viognier is what every white wine wishes it could be,” Fujishin joked.
He noted that his viognier doesn’t have as heavy a floral character as other more traditional ones.
Indeed, Michael wrote in his notes that the wine had a light golden color, and that the nose was a bit closed. The texture was very light and the flavors were white flowers and a bit of honeydew melon. And it had a nice level of acidity and a long finish.