Centuries ago the Castle was the center of village life. Although hard work occupied the day from sunup to sundown, the long nights allowed ample time for relaxation. Sweetness was highly prized, and wine was one of the few ways to preserve the "Sweet Nectar of the Gods". The Castle Blush was said to be a compromise between Damsels & Knights, Kings & Queens, Young & Old. A wine to please them all, where all went to bed happy.
The word GÃ¥rd, which means "farm," honors the Scandinavian heritage of the Lawrence family. We have been farming the fertile Royal Slope of Washington's Columbia Valley for more than 45 years. Inspired by the French Grand Cru wines, Gard â€œGrand Klasseâ€ is our reserve-level program, aptly named in reflection of our Scandinavian heritage. It represents the top tier of GÃ¥rd wines, the best of what our estate vineyard has to offer. Award-winning wines produced by winemaker Aryn Morell to showcase the quality of the Lawrence Vineyards estate. To be designated â€œGrand Klasse,â€ each wine must meet strict standards of quality and is blended, bottled and aged with the utmost of care to bring you the very best of our grapes and effort in the bottle.
Lovely pink with purple edges. Nose of strawberries, watermelons and rose. On the late, it shows are strawberries, lychees and red fruits. Crisp acidity keeps it lively throughout. Serve chilled. Enjoy with grilled chicken or a well made bahn mi!