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Dieter Meier could’ve been the inspiration
for “The Most Interesting Man in the World,”
except that he’s into wine, not beer.
What You Need To Know
This Argentinean Malbec comes from
the vast Mendoza estate of Dieter Meier, a Swiss musician and
all-around renaissance guy who was the front man for the 1980s
electronic music group Yellow (whose hit song “Oh Yeah”
unforgettably soundtracked Ferris Bueller’s Day Off). He’s also
a silver-maned, ascot-wearing conceptual artist, professional
poker player, restaurateur, cattle rancher and, obviously, vintner.
Ojo de Agua, his 2,200-acre Argentinean estate, is located in
Agrelo Alto, a high Mendoza subzone where grapes develop thick
skins and complex flavors. Farmed organically, those grapes give
the Puro Malbec lovely depth to its rich black-fruit notes.
of blackberries and herbs.
Lush and pure, with layers of
black plum and mocha.
Cellar temperature—the bottle should be
cool to the touch.
Anything from the grill,
such as burgers, ribs,
sausages, steaks and chops.
FOOD & WINE selects the recipes and is closely involved in evaluating the wines offered by licensed retailers through the FOOD & WINE Wine Club. Global Wine Company has been selected to service and fulfill the
FOOD & WINE Wine Club. For all states other than Texas, all credit card payments will be authorized by Global Wine Company located at 1401 Los Gamos Dr. #230, San Rafael, CA 94903, for the benefit of each retailer. All wine sales are made by a licensed retailer in compliance with state laws and the licensed retailer assures all involved that it fully complies with all states laws applicable to it. Due to state laws, wine can be purchased only be adults age 21 or older. Wine may be shipped only to legal adults. We currently ship to the following states: CA, ID, LA, MO, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OR, WV, WY. Further, in the following states, all orders accepted by and sales made by licensed in-state retailers: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, HI, IA, IL, IN, MA, MI, MN, NJ, NY, OH, VA, WA. In Texas, all wine will be sold by Texas licensed winery, Landon Winery, located at 2508 Lee Street, Greenville, TX, 75401, Phone: 1-903-454-7878.