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The specific location chosen was the Millahue Valley, or “Place of Gold”, as named by the indigenous people.\n\nHere “VIK” was born and it embodies the perfect fusion between man, experience, land, climate and the most advanced technology.\n\nOur vineyard, or “Place of Gold”, is located in the interior of the valley among innumerable gorges, offering us a variety of unequaled terroir and small microclimates – each with distinct exposures and cooled by coastal breezes -- giving it the complexity sought after and assuring us that we are on track to reach our objective of producing the best wine in South America.\u003c!-- TABS --\u003e\u003ch5\u003eExpert Notes\u003c\/h5\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRobert Parker: \u003c\/strong\u003e93\u003cp\u003eThe 2014 Vik was produced with a blend of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc and 13% Carmenere, and this time they decided to forego the Merlot. 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Viña VIK - 2014 - VIK - 750 ml.

$150.00
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Country: Chile

Region: Cachapoal Valley

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon - Cabernet Franc - Merlot

Vintage: 2014 - Size: 750 ml. - Type: Red

In 2004, Alexander Vik, a Norwegian entrepreneur, proposed the creation of a world-class vineyard to produce a unique wine. To find the best terroir, he gathered a team of oenologists, climentologists, geologists, viticulturalists and agronomists to search South America. The studies and the ongoing work in the vineyard and at the winery are led by Patrick Valetten 2006, Alexander Vik chose the best terroir with optimal climatic conditions for grape growing and purchases 4,325 hectares (10,688 acres) in Chile. The specific location chosen was the Millahue Valley, or “Place of Gold”, as named by the indigenous people. Here “VIK” was born and it embodies the perfect fusion between man, experience, land, climate and the most advanced technology. Our vineyard, or “Place of Gold”, is located in the interior of the valley among innumerable gorges, offering us a variety of unequaled terroir and small microclimates – each with distinct exposures and cooled by coastal breezes -- giving it the complexity sought after and assuring us that we are on track to reach our objective of producing the best wine in South America.
SKU: A4789
Vendor: Viña VIK
Robert Parker: 93

The 2014 Vik was produced with a blend of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc and 13% Carmenere, and this time they decided to forego the Merlot. It fermented after a cold soak, went through malolactic in barrel and matured in French oak barrels, 90% of them new, for 25 months. I noticed a big change between this and the 2013. I feel more freshness here, even if the alcohol is similar and the year was warmer. But there is a lot more Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc (and from 2015 there is no Carmenere in this wine), and they also changed the harvest date, looking for ripe tannins (and no greenness) without loosing the freshness. There is also a little less new oak (and there is less and less in the following years, only 60% in the 2017), only a little less, but the integration feels better. I feel a change between this 2014 and the 2013. 16,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in October 2016.

Wine Spectator: 94

Elegant and finely crafted, with sinewy power to the blueberry, dried cherry, plum compote and raspberry flavors. Rich, smoky nuances emerge midpalate, featuring a creamy finish that offers plush chocolaty accents and minty savoriness. Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2025. 2,000 cases made, 500 cases imported

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