Tempranillo gaining in popularity across Northwest

By on January 8, 2018

fujishin family cellars tempranillo nv label - Tempranillo gaining in popularity across NorthwestFujishin Family Cellars 2015 Tempranillo, Snake River Valley, $25

A year ago, Martin Fujishin earned recognition for one of Wine Business Monthly magazine’s U.S. Hot Brands, and he’s back with this full-bodied Tempranillo from Skyline Vineyard, the largest planting in Idaho’s Snake River Valley. Fujishin’s third expression of this big Spanish grape features a theme of Bing cherry, blackberry, sage and California peppercorns with a fascinating dusting of crushed brick. Fortunately, FFC has nearly doubled production from the 2014 vintage.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 318 cases

Alcohol: 14.1%

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