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.
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.
Harvested in early March, the fruit is lush and bright with focused acidity. To preserve aromatics the wine is 100% whole cluster pressed then undergoes a long, cold fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Energetic and elegant, La Piu Belle is fruit-forward rose with a dry finish. Cabernet Sauvignon gives the nose ripe red berries and round tannins on the mid-palate. Cabernet Franc adds accents of graphite and floral scents of lavender and violet. Blended they present notes of summer stone fruit, apricots, and passion fruit with a surprising hint of citrus on the finish.
Pairs exceptionally well with smoked salmon on toast with ricotta and extra virgin olive oil. Fresh pappardelle with tomato sauce, grated parmesan and basil leaves. Lobster with drawn butter and steamed fresh vegetables. Paella.
Ideal serving temperature 11ºC.