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Grape Republic Amphora Merlot, 2017

By Grape Republic

  • Appellation: None
  • Region: Yamagata
  • Country: Japan
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Merlot
  • Soil type: Clay, Limestone
  • Vessel type: Clay Pot - Tinaja, Stainless Steel
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Total Sulphites: 9 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.

About Grape Republic

Yamagata, Japan

Established in 2015 by two friends and restaurant owners, Kazuomi Fujimaki and Takayuki Taira, Grape Republic is a producer of wine in Japan, predominantly from Labrusca grapes in pergola. Wines from own vineyards as well as supporting ageing local growers.