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Whalehaven Winery has a strong reputation for crafting a classic range of wines largely made from French single varietals, particularly a world-class Merlot, as well as a popular Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc.

WHALEHAVEN COASTAL RANGE CABERNET FRANC AWARDS

2004 – Veritas 2005 – Double Gold

2005 – Sante Classic Wine Trophy 2006 – Gold

2007 – SAA Wine list 2013 – Premium class

2007 – Top 12 Wines – 3rd placed

2010 – Cabernet franc Challenge 2016 – Top 6 Winner

2011 – Cabernet franc Challenge Vintage Wines 2017 – Gold

2012 – Cabernet franc Challenge Vintage Wines 2017 – Gold

2013 – Cabernet franc Challenge Vintage Wines 2017 – Gold

2013 – Tim Atkin SA report 2017 – 89 points

2014 – Cabernet franc Challenge Vintage Wines 2018 – Gold

2014 – Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2018 – Platinum

2014 – Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2018 – Silver

CONSERVATION COAST AWARDS

Chardonnay:

2012 – Taj Trophy Wine Show 2014 – Trophy

2014 – Tim Atkin SA Report 2016 – 92 points

2015 – Decanter Chardonnay review – Highly recommended

2015 – Tim Atkin SA Report 2017 – 92 points

2014 – SA Sommeliers Selection 2018 – Selected

Pinot noir:

2012 – Concours Mondial 2013 – Gold

2014 – Drinks Business – Global Pinot noir Masters tasting 2017 – Silver

2013 – SA Sommeliers Selection 2017 – Selected

2015 – SA Sommeliers Selection 2017 – Selected

2015 – Tim Atkin SA Report 2017 – 89 points

2014 – SA Sommeliers Selection 2018 – Selected

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