*2013 Bryant Family DB4 Red Blend
Bryant Family Vineyard 'DB4' Red Blend, Napa Valley, USA 2013
Bryant's DB4 is one of Napa Valley's hidden gems. Round, sweet and expressive - especially for the year - the 2013 exudes richness and intensity, with no excess weight and fabulous overall balance. The 2013 benefits from a high presence of Cabernet Franc that in most years makes the cut for the Bettina. Raspberry jam, mocha, rose petals and mint add the closing shades of nuance. Savvy readers should take note; DB4 is one of the finest wines in Napa Valley in its price range, or any price range for that matter. (AG)
Originally released in 2009, DB4 could be described as the precocious younger sibling of the Bryant Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. Young and playful yet silky and supple, this meticulously crafted blend marries a variety of grapes from David Abreu’s Madrona, Thorevilos and Las Posadas vineyards with Bryant Estate fruit. DB4 is hands-down one of the finest Napa Valley wines in its price range, making it infinitely pourable.