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2021 Danger Close Carmenere


The Wine:

100% Carmenere

A unique wine characterized by red raspberry, jalapeno, roasted red pepper.  This is a stunning wine to pair with MRE XXXI: Menu 19 Jalapeno Pepper Jack Beef Patty, Menu 22 Beef Goulash (Beef with Brown Rice, Spinach, Carrots, Tomatoes and Smoked Paprika), and Menu 24 Southwest Style Beef and Black Beans with Sauce

The Story: The Fighting Girlfriend

Mariya Oktyabrskaya: Woman on Fire

in 1943, Mariya got the news that her husband had been killed by the Nazis. Instead of mourning, she did two things: 1st she bought a tank. 2nd she wrote a letter to Joseph Stalin: "My husband was killed in action defending the motherland. I want revenge on the fascist dogs for his death and for the deaths of Soviet people tortured by the fascist barbarians. For this purpose, I've spent my personal savings to build a tank. I kindly ask to name the tank "Fighting Girlfriend" and to send me to the frontline as a driver of said tank." Her request was granted, and on October 21, 1943, Mariya got the chance to release some of her seething anger in a positive, destructive way. Her F.G. T-34 busted out, killing German soldiers and machine gun nests. But there's a reason tanks are generally considered to be death traps; they're big targets, and the 

Vintage 2021
Wine Style Medium Red Wine
Varietal Carmenere
Appellation Rattlesnake Hills AVA
Size 750 ml
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$35.00 per Bottle
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$420.00 per Case