One of the oldest vineyards in Okangan valley planted by then Local Native band chief: Mr. Sam Baptist and to this day still cared for by him.

U2 block is the oldest plantation of Cabernet Sauvignon in all of Canada. Some of the planting is from late 70s, another one in the mid 80s followed by one in the 90s. We have the first right of selection of the entire block.

Location

Vaseux - Oliver

Acquired

Long term lease

Exposure

Located on a flat plateau at the foot of the mountain South Facing.

Elevation

340m

Varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon

Soil

Planted on deep, sandy, glacio-fluvial parent materials including kettled outwash deposit. Bedrock is dominated by gneiss and granite.

Subsoil

Silt and gravel mix/alluvial deposit and sand.

Sub Texture

Gravel with sand and loamy sand.

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