Red

2009 Bryant Family Vineyard Bettina

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 21

  • Som-Geo Likes this wine: 94 points

    June 8, 2019 - Gorgeous and powerful, needs significant decanting/time (which I didn’t allow due to logistical constraints — aka, we ran out of wine LOL) but all the elements and balance exist for a classic, timeless Bryant.

  • Vietty Likes this wine:

    November 26, 2018 - Small pour from bottle decanted for about two hours. Plush, clean CA cab. Dark plum/blackberry, mocha with a very slight hit of earth if you look for it. Medium acidity. High quality finish with round tannin and long length. Surprisingly no heat for the high concentration/mouthfeel. Wife was very happy.

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  • PGB Likes this wine: 93 points

    May 26, 2017 - Still dense and tannic, probably not one of its greatest vintages but will keep improving and come more into balance

  • Bobc7had Likes this wine: 96 points

    May 1, 2017 - fabulous

  • AdamGoldston Likes this wine: 94 points

    December 10, 2016 - Drank at MWA Wine Advisory Board Dinner. Against verticals of Spottswood, 97 Insignia, Togni and more. This was up there.
    Great balance and hidden tanins. This could use more time.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    2010 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon: An Epic Vintage (Dec 2012) (link)

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2012, IWC Issue #162 (link)

    (Bryant Family Vineyard Bettina Proprietary Red Wine Napa Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Antonio Galloni
    New Releases from Napa Valley (Dec 2011) (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Bryant Family Vineyard
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation Bettina
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 12 (1%)
  • In Cellars 1,761 (74%)
  • Consumed 596 (25%)

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