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OPERATION DRAGOON  Cotes du Rhone 2015  by Pierre Gaillard

Retail Price: $18

Value Rating: 2.5

Wine Factor: 0.5
Date Posted: October 17, 2018
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DDWA Score: 88.5

Good Value

70% Grenache, 30% Syrah. A throw-it-back Rhone red with character. Smell and taste dark raspberries, black pepper, sweet red plums, strawberries, black licorice, thyme and rosemary. No oak influence to speak of, medium acidity, soft tannins. This has very good concentration, as you would expect from an $18 Cotes du Rhone, to be honest. Have this with Monday night meatloaf, red sauces and firepit cooking.  Operation Dragoon is made by Northern Rhone winegrower Pierre Gaillard for the California wine market.

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