Log In / Join Now

Magazine Archives: May 15, 2005

Updating a Classic

James Molesworth
Issue: May 15, 2005

Meerlust estate, which traces its history to 1693 and has been owned by the Myburgh family since 1756, recently hired Chris Williams, 35, as winemaker. The move, which follows the retirement of longtime winemaker Giorgio Dalla Cia last year, heralds a major stylistic shift for an estate that produced tannic, structure-driven wines under Dalla Cia's 25-vintage stewardship.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 15, 2005.

Members-Only Content


Created with Sketch.

Join today and get immediate access to this article, and to our entire database of more than 345,000 wine ratings. It only takes moments—but it will help you drink better all year long.


Already a member?     Sign In

WineRatings+ app: Download now for 340,000+ ratings.