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Pierre Gaillard 'Operation Dragoon' - Cotes du Rhone - red

Pierre Gaillard 'Operation Dragoon' - Cotes du Rhone - red

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2016

Codename for the Allied invasion of Southern France, Operation Dragoon was launched August 15, 1944. During the next month, the French army liberated Toulon and Marseille while the American soldiers advanced National Route 7 with the help of the French Resistance to release the Rhone Valley. This four week campaign, combined with D-Day, was instrumental in the ending of the war. This blend of 70% Grenache, 30% Syrah is the homage to all those people who liberated the Rhone Valley, helping bring peace back to the world.

This wine offers lots of blackberry and black cherry fruits, violets, and peppery herbs in a charming, elegant, silky, pure style.