Red

2009 Bryant Family Vineyard Bettina

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 23

  • MAXIMUM SATISFACTION wrote: 95 points

    January 1, 2020 - This spent three hours in the decanted and was likely better suited for straight from the bottle. Red fruit and tobacco centric with plenty of cassis. Silky smooth now but still plenty of time to go. Drink or hold a few more.

  • andolini wrote: 94 points

    November 30, 2019 - Decanted for 3 hours. Round, soft, all the fruit and complexity melds together with an aged nose and flavor profile. Smooth, with clear cabernet flavors dominating. Enjoyable, but steeply priced.

  • 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

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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 16 (1%)
  • In Cellars 1,770 (72%)
  • Consumed 674 (27%)

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