Signature wines of Whalehaven
Named after the protective bay that shelters breeding Southern Right whales in the cool Cape winter months, Whalehaven is a boutique winery situated in Hemel-en-Aarde, just outside Hermanus, that creates a delightful array of wines that intrigue and tantalise the palate. Our artisan winery offers an array of hand crafted wines and produces exceptional Merlot, Cabernet Franc as well as site-specific Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
OLD HARBOUR RANGE
The Whalehaven Old Harbour range commemorates the Old Hermanus Harbour that has been a landmark in the town since 1855.
The Abalone range is a South African cultivar-driven range that celebrates its coastal origin and is the perfect pairing for seafood.
A classic and elegant range of polished wines largely made from French single varieties that have an established pedigree of awards.
A cool climate terroir-driven range of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from the Upper Hemel-en-Aarde valley, that are the icons of the Whalehaven range.
THE WHALEHAVEN RANGE
Over time, Whalehaven has become renowned for a world class Cabernet Franc, a fresh Sauvignon Blanc and two collectible wines for connoisseurs in the Conservation Coast Pinot Noir & Chardonnay.
PINOT NOIR 2015
SA Sommeliers Selection 2017
Tim Atkin SA Report 2017
Tim Atkin SA Report 2016
SA Sommeliers Selection 2018
Cabernet Franc Challenge Vintage Wines 2018 – Gold
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2018 – Platinum
Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2018 – Silver
SAUVIGNON BLANC 2019
Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2020 – Gold