The Deadman Lake vineyard at the entrance to the golden mile is a vineyard that Le Vieux Pin does not own, however we control the vineyard under a long term contract and guide all the farming practices. Part of the fruit that went into Our award winning 2009 Equinoxe Syrah Cuvee was grown on this amazing site.
Long term lease started in 2006
1 Acres Syrah
1.3 Acres Sauvignon Blanc
Planted on a fluvial fan of soils that were deposited against an ice lobe that filled the bottom of the valley during the last glacial period. The soils are mostly dark brown, stony, gravelly sandy loams.
Coarse sandy loam with mix of schist and shale