‘A’ Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

‘A’ Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

4.2/5 Vivino Rating

Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon & Carmenere
Alcohol: 14% abv
Type: Dry Red
Vintage: 2020
Format: 75cl
Sub-Region: Millahue
Region: Valle de Cachapoal
Country: Chile




The Region

The Millahue Valley is situated within the Cachapoal Valley, which itself is part of the larger Rapel Valley wine region in central Chile. It is located to the west of the Andes Mountains and benefits from a Mediterranean climate with warm summers and cool ocean breezes from the nearby Pacific Ocean.

It’s characterized by diverse soils, including alluvial and colluvial soils, which contribute to the region’s unique terroir. The valley’s proximity to the Pacific Ocean and the Andes Mountains also plays a role in creating different microclimates within the region.

The Winery

Viña VIK is a renowned winery located in the Millahue Valley, Chile. It is known for producing high-quality wines in a state-of-the-art facility and vineyards situated in a picturesque setting in the foothills of the Andes Mountains. Viña VIK is notable for its commitment to producing premium wines and its dedication to art, architecture, and sustainability.

The Wine

Holism and the pursuit of excellence go hand in hand. VIK A Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 showcases its fine terroir. It is a vibrant, tense and often linear wine with tannins that are rounded and restless. They make juicy progress through the mouth, delivering balanced acidity and evoking fresh aromas of red fruit and spices like black pepper. The palate is complex with many layers of flavours interwoven with its aromas.

Ideal serving temperature 16ºC.