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A great wine comes from great vineyards. Portfolio, Limited Edition sources its Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from Hendry Ranch Vineyard (located in Southwest Napa) and its Cabernet Franc from Detert East Vineyard (in the Oakville Bench). Both vineyards are cultivated with the utmost attention to detail: the vines are carefully manicured year-round and deliver a very low-yielding crop each vintage, limited to a maximum of 3 tons per acre.

Over the years, the Janssens have developed a close working relationship and a longtime friendship with the vineyard owners, George Hendry and Patrick O’dell. Portfolio, Limited Edition reflects the unparalleled commitment to quality of both growers.

Hendry Ranch Vineyard, Block 8:
The vineyard is located on a geologic formation known as stream terraces. These terraces are composed of stones, clays and gravels mostly of volcanic origin and rich in potassium felspar. Planted in 1974, the old vines are producing a wine with great elegance, power, and intensity with concentrated flavor.

Detert East Vineyard:
Located in west Oakville, the Detert East Vineyard is producing one of the best Cabernet Franc of the Napa Valley. It was planted in the 1970s. It is believed to be the oldest site for this variety in Napa Valley. The vines are planted on alluvial fan and Coombs gravelly loan soil. This unique site creates Cabernet Franc of finesse and elegance with fragrant and rich blueberry, cassis, anis and sage nose. It is very complementary to Hendry Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon. Each year the production is very small.

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