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OLD HARBOUR

RED

Varieties: Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon
Whalehaven commemorates the historic Old Harbour that has been a Hermanus landmark since 1855. A mouth filling wine with aromas of ripe blackcurrants, liquorice and pepper notes followed by flavours of blackberries and prunes lingering over a velvety smooth finish. A wine to enjoy.

R73.00

OLD HARBOUR

ROSE

Varieties: 100% Mourvédre
Whalehaven commemorates the historic Old Harbour that has been a Hermanus landmark since 1855. Rose water red in colour with hints of red currants and clementine on the nose. A medium bodied Rose with mouth-watering flavours of nougat and ripe strawberries on the palate. Serve chilled.

R73.00

ABALONE

WHITE

Varieties: Chenin Blanc & Viognier
Light yellow in colour and a tinge of green. Aromas of green melon and orange blossom followed by flavours of guava, pear and pineapple. Floral, fresh, aromatic and fruity, this unwooded blend has a fine mid-palate structure with good length. Serve chilled and enjoy the evolution of flavours.

2014 Vintage – Gold Wine Awards 2016 – Gold
2014 Vintage – James Suckling – 93 points

R110.00

ABALONE

WHITE

Varieties: Chenin Blanc & Viognier
A wine with a light-yellow colour. Aromas of lemon and orange blossoms are followed by flavours of apricot and spice. Floral, fresh and fruity. This delicate unwooded blend has an elegant mid-palate followed by a long finish. Serve chilled.

R110.00

ABALONE

RED

Varieties: 50% Pinotage, 50% Merlot
Deep red in colour with a dark rim. Rich black and blueberry notes with a hint of cedar on the nose which evolves into dark fruits and plums on the palate. A seductive wine with a rich mid-palate, smooth velvety tannins and a lengthy finish.

R110.00

ABALONE

RED

Varieties: 50% Pinotage, 50% Merlot
Deep red in colour with a dark rim. Rich black and blueberry notes with a hint of cedar on the nose which evolves into dark fruits and plums on the palate. A seductive wine with a rich mid-palate, smooth velvety tannins and a lengthy finish.

R110.00

ABALONE

BLUSH

Varieties: 100% Pinotage
Caramel red in colour, with wild strawberries, butterscotch and rose petals on the nose. Evolving ripe red cherry flavours develop into a mineral and creamy mid-palate which leaves a long lasting finish. Serve chilled.

R110.00

WHALEHAVEN

SAUVIGNON BLANC

2019

Varieties: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
An expressive and explosive cool climate Sauvignon Blanc from Upper Hemel-en-Aarde vineyards. Pale yellow with a lime green tinge. Honeysuckle and bell peppers dominate the nose, while more structured flavours of green fig and ripe pear dance on the palate. A powerful Sauvignon Blanc with big developing flavours. Serve chilled.

2019 Vintage – Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2020 – Gold Medal

R132.00

WHALEHAVEN

CHENIN BLANC

2016

Varieties: 100% Chenin
An extremely elegant sample of Chenin Blanc. Light straw in colour. Delicate nose with a gentle bouquet of green melon and white pear develop into a more savoury melange of mineral notes with hints of citrus blossoms and candied fruits. An excellent food companion for salads, vegetarian or sweet and sour Asian style dishes.

FULL TASTING NOTES

R100.00

WHALEHAVEN

MERLOT

Varieties: 100% Merlot
A powerful complex Merlot, deep red in colour with aromas of plums, blackcurrants and cedar wood. A multi-layered and ever-changing mid-palate with dark fruits of the forest and red currant flavours. A complex and vibrant wine that will reward cellaring.

2014 Vintage – Gilbert & Gallard International Challenge 2018 – Silver
2007 to 2016 Vintage – Top Wine SA Classification – Most successful South African Merlot for consistency

R198.00

WHALEHAVEN

MERLOT

Varieties: 100% Merlot
A powerful complex Merlot, deep red in colour with aromas of plums, blackcurrants and cedar wood. A multi-layered and ever-changing mid-palate with dark fruits of the forest and red currant flavours. A complex and vibrant wine that will reward cellaring.

2007 to 2016 Vintage – Top Wine SA Classification – Most successful South African Merlot for consistency

R198.00

WHALEHAVEN

PINOTAGE

2016

Varieties: 100% Pinotage
Deep red centre with a purple edge. Sweet and sour cherries, plums and a hint of fynbos on the nose. Dense dark chocolate fondant, toasted nuts and liquorice flavours on the palate. An accessible and well-structured Pinotage with layers of red fruits on the finish.

R198.00

WHALEHAVEN

CABERNET FRANC

Varieties: 100% Cabernet Franc
Deep garnet in colour with competing aromas of dusty green peppers and ripe cherries. Enticing flavours of wild strawberries and red cherries on the palate. A wine with silky tannins and a long lingering finish.

2013 Vintage – Cabernet Franc Challenge 2017 – Gold

R198.00

WHALEHAVEN

CABERNET FRANC

Varieties: 100% Cabernet Franc
Dark red in colour with complementary aromas of dusty green peppers and sweet vanilla on the nose. Enticing flavours of ripe plums and dark forest floor berries on the palate. A well-balanced Cabernet Franc with good fruit, freshness, structure and great ageing potential.

2014 Vintage – Cabernet Franc Challenge 2018 – Gold
2014 Vintage – Michelangelo International Wine Award 2018 – Platinum

R198.00

WHALEHAVEN

CABERNET FRANC

Varieties: 100% Cabernet Franc
Dark red in colour with complementary aromas of dusty green peppers and sweet vanilla on the nose. Enticing flavours of ripe plums and dark forest floor berries on the palate. A well balanced Cabernet Franc with good fruit, freshness, structure and great ageing potential.

2015 Vintage – Cabernet Franc Challenge 2019 – Gold
2015 Vintage – Michelangelo International Wine Award 2019 – Gold

R198.00

WHALEHAVEN

PINOT NOIR

2018

Varieties: 100% Pinot Noir
Accessible, bright, complex and delicate. An exciting, lively, medium bodied Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge Pinot noir. Light red with a typical garnet edge. Aromas of sour cherry, pomegranate and cranberries develop and evolve further on the palate leaving a long lingering and promising fruity finish.

R198.00

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CHARDONNAY 2012

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Varieties: 100% Chardonnay
This wine is crafted from fruit sourced from the Upper Hemel-En-Aarde valley – an area world renowned for its production of Burgundian varietals – and exhibits a slight golden hue, with a sweet honeyed nougat and vanilla perfume on the nose. The mid palate is well rounded with almond and baguette flavours and a savoury mineral consistency which follows through to a lemon and citrus finish.

Taj Trophy Wine Show 2014 – Trophy

R390.00

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CHARDONNAY 2013

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Varieties: 100% Chardonnay
An expressive cool climate terroir driven wine. Pale gold in colour. Hints of nougat and candied sweets on the nose, custard and sultana notes on the mid palate develop into smooth lingering flavours of vanilla pods and panettone cake. Delicate toasty notes balance the sweetness of the fruit. Rich and enticing. A Chardonnay experience.

R390.00

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CHARDONNAY 2014

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Varieties: 100% Chardonnay
An expressive cool climate terroir driven wine. Light golden hue in colour. Notes of butterscotch and cloves on the nose. Full bodied mid palate of croissant and baguette evolves into a residing and persistent minerality leaving a refreshing orange blossom finish. A Chardonnay experience.

2014 Vintage – Tim Atkin SA Report 2016 – 92 points
2014 Vintage – SA Sommeliers Selection 2018 – Selected

R390.00

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CHARDONNAY 2015

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Varieties: 100% Chardonnay
A cool climate terroir driven wine. Light straw in colour. Notes of chalky limestone and sweet juicy fruit salad develop into a rich lemon-custard Danish and eggnog finish. A Chardonnay experience.

2015 Vintage – Decanter Chardonnay review – Highly recommended
2015 Vintage – Tim Atkin SA Report 2017 – 92 points

R390.00

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CHARDONNAY 2016

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Varieties: 100% Chardonnay
A cool climate terroir driven wine. Light straw in colour. Notes of chalky limestone, fresh fruit salad and trifle develop into a rich lemon-custard Danish and toasted almond finish. A Chardonnay experience.

R390.00

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PINOT NOIR

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Varieties: 100% Pinot Noir
Youthful red berry colour that carries through to a complex array of violets, prunes and redcurrant on the palate. Elegant finish with rose petals and dried apricots to partner with food or savour on its own.

2012 Vintage – Concours Mondial 2013 – Gold

R390.00

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PINOT NOIR

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Varieties: 100% Pinot Noir
A cool climate terroir driven wine. Rustic garnet colour with hints of purple on the edges. Floral and fruity notes of ripe cherries and plums give way to spicy tones of cinnamon and cloves. The fruit spectrum deepens in the mouth, yielding savoury, earthy flavours which complete a well balanced wine with a full mid palate and silky tannins. A Pinot Noir experience!

2013 Vintage – SA Sommeliers Selection 2017 – Selected

R390.00

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PINOT NOIR

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Varieties: 100% Pinot Noir
A cool climate terroir driven wine. Garnet edges with a ripe red cherry center. A light floral bouquet of lavender, red cherries and white pepper develops into a silky mid palate with forest floor fruits and red currants. A Pinot noir experience from a delicate vintage.

2014 Vintage – Drinks Business – Global Pinot Noir Masters tasting 2017 – Silver
2014 Vintage – SA Sommeliers Selection 2018 – Selected

R390.00

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PINOT NOIR

Varieties: 100% Pinot Noir
A cool climate terroir driven wine. Purple edges with cherry red center. A sweet floral bouquet of rose petals and white pepper develops into a velvety mid palate crammed with savoury and earthy notes. A wine that has a clean fresh finish. A Pinot Noir experience.

R390.00

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PINOT NOIR

BUY 6 BOTTLES OF CONSERVATION COAST AND RECEIVE A CASE OF WHALEHAVEN SAUVIGNON BLANC OR MERLOT FOR FREE!

Varieties: 100% Pinot Noir
A cool climate terroir driven wine. Purple edges with cherry red center. A bouquet of red cherries and white pepper develops into a velvety mid palate crammed with savoury and earthy notes. A wine that has a clean fresh finish. A Pinot Noir experience.

FULL TASTING NOTES

R390.00