Accliam for Our Wine

Whalebone has decided, because of low inventory on our wines we are taking a break from many of the wine competitons that we have participated in the past.

Ratings

Cabernet Sauvignon Ratings

Vintage 2005:
90 - redwinebuzz.com - 2009

Bob Wine Ratings

Vintage 2005:
91 - redwinebuzz.com - 2009

Awards

Ballena Blanca Awards

Vintage 2012:
Bronze - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2014

Vintage 2010:
Bronze - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2012
Gold - Orange County Wine Competition - 2012
Bronze - U.S. National Wine Competition - 2012

Boneyard Awards

Vintage 2012:
Gold - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2015

Vintage 2011:
Double Gold - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2014
Silver - Riverside International Wine Competition - 2014
Gold - Central Coast Wine Competiton - 2014
Bronze - California State Fair - 2014
Silver - San Francisco International Wine Competition - 2014
Bronze - LA International Wine & Spirits Competition - 2014
Silver - Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition - 2014

Vintage 2008:
Double Gold - San Francisco Chronicle - 2013

Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Awards

Vintage 2007:
Silver Medal - Orange County Wine Competition - 6-10-2011
Silver Medal - California State Fair Wine Competition - 6-14-2011
Bronze Medal - Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition - Summer 2011
Silver Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition - Summer 2011
Silver - U.S. National Wine Competition - 2012
90 points - California State Fair Wine Competition - 6-14-11
90 points - Cabernet Shootout - Affairs of the Vine - 2011

Zinfandel Awards

Vintage 2012:
Bronze - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2015

Vintage 2010:
Gold - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - Jan 2013
Bronze - Central Coast Wine Competiton - 2013
Silver - LA International Wine & Spirits Competition - 2013
Silver - Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition - 2013

Vintage 2009:
Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2011

Cabernet Sauvignon Awards

Vintage 2011:
Gold - Affairs of the Vine - Cabernet Shootout - 2014
Gold - Dallas Morning News & TEXSOM Wine Competition - 2014
Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2015

Vintage 2010:
Gold - Affairs of the Vine - Cabernet Shootout - 2014
Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2014
Silver - Dallas Morning News & TEXSOM Wine Competition - 2014
Gold - Riverside International Wine Competition - 2014
Silver - Central Coast Wine Competiton - 2014
Silver - California State Fair - 2014
Bronze - San Francisco International Wine Competition - 2014
Silver - LA International Wine & Spirits Competition - 2014
Bronze - Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition - 2014
Bronze - Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition - 2014

Vintage 2009:
Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2013
Silver - Riverside International Wine Competition - 2013
Gold - San Francisco International Wine Competition - 2013
Bronze - Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition - 2013
Silver - Riverside International Wine Competition - 2013

Vintage 2008:
Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2012
Silver - Orange County Wine Competition - 2012
Silver - Central Coast Wine Competition - 2012

Vintage 2007:
Silver Medal - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 1-31-2011
Silver Medal - California State Fair Wine Competition - 6-14-2011
Gold Medal - Orange County Wine Competition - 6-10-2011
Silver Medal - Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition - Summer 2011
Bronze Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition - Summer 2011
Best of Class & Gold - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition - 2012
Silver - U.S. National Wine Competition - 2012
92 points - California State Fair Wine Competition - 6-14-11
93 points - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition - 2012

Vintage 2006:
Bronze Medal - Central Coast Wine Competition - July 2009
Bronze Medal - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - January 2010

Bob Wine Awards

Vintage 2012:
Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2015

Vintage 2011:
Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2015

Vintage 2010:
Double Gold - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2014
Bronze - Riverside International Wine Competition - 2014
Silver - San Francisco International Wine Competition - 2014
Gold - LA International Wine & Spirits Competition - 2014

Vintage 2009:
Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2013
Silver - Riverside International Wine Competition - 2013
Bronze - Central Coast Wine Competiton - 2013
Bronze - LA International Wine & Spirits Competition - 2013
Silver - Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition - 2013
Silver - Riverside International Wine Competition - 2013

Vintage 2008:
Gold - Best of Class - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 2012
Silver - Orange County Wine Competition - 2012
Gold - Best of Class - Next Gen Wine Competition - 2012
Gold - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition - 2012
Gold - Central Coast Wine Competition - 2012
Double Gold - San Francisco International Wine Competition - 2012
93 points - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition - 2012

Vintage 2007:
Silver Medal - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - 1-30-2011
Silver Medal - California State Fair Wine Competition - 6-14-2011
Best of Class (Red Blend) from the Central Coast and South Coast Appellations!!!
Silver Medal - Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition - Summer 2011
Bronze Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition - Summer 2011
Silver - U.S. National Wine Competition - 2012
93 points - California State Fair Wine Competition - 6-14-11

Vintage 2006:
Bronze Medal - Central Coast Wine Competition - July 2009
Bronze Medal - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - January 2010

Syrah Awards

Vintage 2006:
Silver Medal - Central Coast Wine Competition - July 2009
Silver Medal - San Francsico Chronicle Wine Competition - January 2010

Zinfandel Awards

Vintage 2008:
Bronze Medal - Orange County Fair Wine Competition - Summer 2011
Silver Medal - Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition - Summer 2011
Bronze Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition - Summer 2011

Vintage 2006:
Silver Medal - San Francsico Chronicle Wine Competition - January 2010
Silver Medal - Central Coast Wine Competition - July 2009