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Viña Vik - 2016 - VIK - 750 ml.

$158.99
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Country: Chile

Region: Colchagua Valley

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon - Cabernet Franc

Vintage: 2016 - Size: 750 ml. - Type: Red

After a 24-month barrel aging, the wine was bottled.This vintage departs from its predecessors by blending Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc exclusively.The maturity of the Cabernet Franc vines, apparent in the fruit’s new-found authority, delightful minerality and acidity, allowed for more prominence in the blend accounting for almost a quarter of the assemblage. Cabernet Sauvignon, at 76% of the blend, provides the wine’s long and dynamic structure and the nearly infinite finish.This vintage is precise, subtle, and elegant, delivering a story, whose chapters are visible in pours and pages turned in each sip.The story shares passionately the virtues of this terroir, the characteristics of the vintage as well as the entire team’s endeavors for quality and respect for nature.
SKU: A6242
Vendor: Viña Vik
Robert Parker: 92

I tasted some back vintages I had not tasted, like the 2016 Vik, from the coldest year in recent times. It has aromatics similar to those I found in the 2018, also a cooler year. It was produced with Cabernet Sauvignon and 24% Cabernet Franc, and they still used a high percentage of new barrels, 65% then, which has been gradually reduced. It has 14.1% alcohol and comes through as quite aromatic and expressive, lush and full-bodied, with abundant, fine-gained, slightly dusty tannins.

James Suckling: 99

This is a fabulous wine with dark berries, dark chocolate and freshly cracked walnuts. Medium to full body, ultra-fine tannins and a linear and compact palate with incredible depth and subtlety. 76 per cent cabernet sauvignon and 24 per cent cabernet franc. Release in 2021. Drink in 2023.

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