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Best of Class Bordeaux Blend – SIFF Wine Awards, Gold Medals from the 2022 North Coast Wine Challenge

SONOMA, CA (April 27, 2022) —La Prenda is thrilled to announce that the Fifth Hill 2018 Sonoma Mountain Pickberry Bordeaux Blend took home Best of Class and a Double Gold, 96 points, at the SIFF 2022 Wine Competition. La Prenda wines also won two gold medals from the 2022 North Coast Wine Challenge. Try all the award-winning wines at the La Prenda Tasting Room, just off the Sonoma Plaza.  

“It is always a pleasure for our growers to receive recognition for the wines they grow,” said winemaker Mike Cox. “From the various Pinot Noir lots that make up the base of the rose wine to the Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon from Indian Springs to the Pickberry Vineyard on Sonoma Mountain there are a diversity of growers represented here.”

Best of Class (Bordeaux Blend), Double Gold (96 Points) – SIFF 2022 Wine Competition

Fifth Hill 2018 Sonoma Mountain Pickberry Bordeaux Blend ($50)

This Bordeaux blend has lush flavors of plum, blackberry, clove, caramel and vanilla. Delicate oak and tannins evolve into a silky finish.

Gold Medal (94 Points) – 2022 North Coast Wine Challenge

Fifth Hill 2020 Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc ($32)

Harvested in early November, this dessert Sauvignon Blanc has rich, sweet flavors of honeysuckle and ripe pear with a balanced acidity. The perfect pairing to any tart passion fruit desserts or baked apple pies!

Gold Medal (92 Points) – 2022 North Coast Wine Challenge

La Prenda 2021 Rose of Pinot Noir ($20)

This Rosé has fresh flavors of raspberry and strawberry with a dry refreshing finish. Perfect for a spring garden party served with a medley of vegetables and dips!

At La Prenda’s Tasting Room, located at 535 1st Street West (next to The Red Grape), visitors can enjoy a 5-wine tasting flight while learning about their wines and grape growing in Sonoma Valley. Flights start at $20/person with the Sonoma Valley Tasting, $25/person for the Signature Tasting, and $35/person for the Reserve and Library Tasting. The tasting room is open Wednesday-Saturday 11am-6pm and Sunday-Tuesday by Appointment Only. For groups of 6 or more, please call ahead for a reservation at (707) 938-7228.

Sonoma Collection is a family-owned venture featuring sustainably farmed wines honoring Sonoma Valley grape farmers. Sonoma Collection even captured a top ten spot in Wine Business Monthly’s annual Hot Brands in 2015. Other labels include Fifth Hill, La Prenda, Happy Wife, Quarantine Wife and 95476. La Prenda Vineyards Management has been in business for 15 years and farms over 30 properties in the Sonoma Valley, Carneros, Sonoma Mountain and Bennett Valley appellations that are certified Fish Friendly Farming. They provide quality farming while increasingly incorporating mechanization in a changing farming environment. For more information visit https://www.laprendavineyards.com/.

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