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USA’s 2015 Declaration Cabernet Sauvignon by 1849 Wine Co. not only won the Gold medal but also grabbed the ‘Best In Show By Varietal’ - Cabernet Sauvignon at the 2019 USA Wine Ratings held in San Francisco on July 21.
Blended from Napa Valley vineyards and its surrounding hillsides, Declaration by 1849 Wine Company makes a bold statement with this brilliantly commanding & assertive Cabernet Sauvignon.
With an ABV of 15%, 2015 Declaration, 2019’s best Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley – is barrel-aged in French Hungarian & American Oak.
2015 Declaration is aromatic with notes of vanilla, hints of cocoa powder, and toasted brioche. In taste, the 2015 Declaration is robust with flavors of dark blueberry, blackberry, traces of red currant and subtle sweet oak from the barrel. Napa Valley’s 2015 Declaration is fruit-forward, full-bodied and spreads richly across the palate, with soft velvety tannins and a long-lasting finish.
2019’s best Cabernet Sauvignon by 1849 Wine Co. features artwork entitled - Declaration, by the Los Angeles urban street art legend, Saber. This artistic liberating piece echoes the historically significant words of the founding fathers of the United States – that we all are provided with the not-so-fragile rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
The 1849 Wine Company story begins back in 1849 when the Gold Rush began and many settlers moved to Northern California in the hope of gaining some financial bonanza - but not everyone got what they wanted. As the thirst for gold decreased by the end of 1855, Gold fever turned into Vine fever - with many settlers finding liquid gold in the form of California wine.
1849 Wine Company is all about delivering the best of California Wines - with unexpected bold and colorful label designs. Their inspiration is inspired by California's urban art movement of the 21st century. At 1849 Wine Company, they believe that the fascinating power of art lies in artists’ to disrupt norms, transcend taboos and change our perspective. Every handcrafted bottle of 1849 Wine Co. reflects this artistic spirit and the dedication they have for the art of winemaking.
To evaluate the entrants, the USA Wine Ratings invites a leading panel of top-level wine industry experts where wine is judged on the three parameters of Quality, Value, and Packaging.
The USA Wine Ratings, organized by the Beverage Trade Network, a leading platform that connects the alcohol beverage world - is the leading wine competition in the United States that looks to recognize, reward, and help promote wine brands that have successfully been created to identify and target a specific wine drinker.
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