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OLD HARBOUR

RED

2016

Varieties: Merlot & Shiraz
Whalehaven commemorates the historic Old Harbour that has been a Hermanus landmark since 1855. A mouth-filling wine with aromas of cinnamon, red currants and sweet vanilla notes followed by flavours of prunes and pepper lingering over a velvety smooth finish. A wine to enjoy. 

R88.00

 

WHALEHAVEN

AUTUMN REDS MIXED CASE

This case includes 6 bottles of our Whalehaven Classic red wines. The perfect red wines to store for the upcoming colder days. A classic and elegant range of polished wines largely made from French single varieties that have a pedigree of awards.

1 x Whalehaven Merlot 2014: Awarded 94 points at the Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2020
1 x Whalehaven Merlot 2015: Awarded 94 points at the Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2020
1 x Whalehaven Cabernet Franc 2013: Awarded Gold at the Cabernet Franc Challenge 2017
1 x Whalehaven Cabernet Franc 2014: Awarded Platinum at the Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2018
2 x Whalehaven Pinotage 2018

R990.00

 

WHALEHAVEN

MERLOT LOVERS VERTICAL CASE

Powerful and complex, deep red in colour with aromas of plums, blackcurrants and cedarwood. 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. 

3 x Merlot 2014
Gilbert & Gallard International Challenge 2018: 95 points
Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2020: 94 points

3 x Merlot 2015
Wine magazine’s Merlot report 2018: 90 points

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

R890.00

ABALONE

CAPE 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

CAPE WHITE

Varieties: Chenin Blanc & Viognier
A wine with a light yellow colour. Aromas of green melon, peach and prickly pear are followed by flavours of candied fruits, dried figs and pineapple. Floral, aromatic and fruity, this unwooded blend has a structured mid-palate with good length. Serve chilled.

R110.00

ABALONE

CAPE 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

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UNWOODED VIOGNIER

2020

Varieties: 100% Viognier
Round, rich and refreshing. Light pale straw in colour with a lime tinge. Perfumed aromas of peach blossoms and dried fig are followed by flavours and textures of green melon, white pear, nectarine and honeysuckle. This unwooded Viognier has a lush, pleasing texture and a long, lingering finish. Serve chilled.

R132.00

WHALEHAVEN

SAUVIGNON BLANC

2021

Varieties: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Refreshing and refined. This cool-climate Sauvignon Blanc from Upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley vineyards combines tropical, saline and mineral notes giving a true sense of place. Intense, yellow passionfruit and guava notes are derived from riper grapes exposed to late afternoon sun, while more shady vineyard rows produce berries with flinty aromas and hints of apricot blossoms and white pear. Serve chilled for maximum enjoyment.

2021 Vintage – Gilbert & Gallard International Challenge 2021 – Double Gold

R132.00

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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

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 – 95 points
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

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

PINOTAGE

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

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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

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CHARDONNAY 2014

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

R396.00

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CHARDONNAY 2015

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

R396.00

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CHARDONNAY 2016

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.

R396.00

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PINOT NOIR

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

R396.00

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PINOT NOIR

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

R396.00

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PINOT NOIR

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

R396.00

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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.

R396.00

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PINOT NOIR

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

R396.00