Good Food - Ralph Kyte Powell

Wine guide with Ralph Kyte-Powell

Ralph Kyte-Powell takes us through his wines of the week.

Good Food | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Sep 30 00:00:00 EST 2014

Cuarenta y Tres Liqueur

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A sweet, golden Spanish liqueur with a name that refers to its 43 ingredients.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:03:15 EST 2014

Lindauer Brut Cuvée NV

A fantastic value sparkling wine, blending Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay chardonnay and pinot noir.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:03:00 EST 2014

Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen Bier (500ml)

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Wheat beer’s burpy richness is an acquired taste, but this hazy German version is smooth and velvety.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:02:19 EST 2014

Giant Steps Sexton Vineyard Chardonnay 2013

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A complex Yarra Valley chardonnay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:02:48 EST 2014

De Bortoli Estate Grown Pinot Noir 2013

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A Yarra Valley pinot of appealing varietal purity.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:02:05 EST 2014

Ryder Watervale Clare Valley Riesling 2014

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Easy drinking from a consistent label.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:02:34 EST 2014

Les Courtilles Cotes du Rhone 2012

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A medium-bodied grenache-shiraz with tight structure.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:01:52 EST 2014

Chateau de Montfaucon Baron Louis Lirac 2010

A fruity grenache blend from the opposite side of the Rhone to Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:01:27 EST 2014

Stella Bella Margaret River Tempranillo 2010

A finely textured tempranillo with a distinct Spanish accent.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:01:41 EST 2014

Angove Long Row Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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Good value sauvignon blanc from the South Australian Riverland.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:27 EST 2014

Jim Barry Watervale Riesling 2014

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A perennial bargain that should do well with bottle age.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:23 EST 2014

Zywiec Beer

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From the old archduke’s brewery in Poland, this beer's clean and crisp.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:40 EST 2014

Giaconda Warner Vineyard Shiraz 2012

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A consistently great Beechworth shiraz.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:46 EST 2014

Moet et Chandon Grand Vintage Brut 2006

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Moet’s champagnes are sometimes underrated, but this ’06 is excellent.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:38 EST 2014

Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin (700ml)

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A strong, aromatic gin distilled in the Yarra Valley.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:43 EST 2014

Moondarra After Kathleen 2013

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A chardonnay/pinot gris/friulano blend that's invitingly savoury.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:35 EST 2014

Irvine Barossa Merlot Cabernet Franc 2012

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A well-mannered blend with broad appeal.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:32 EST 2014

Castro’s Ligador Cabernet Malbec 2012

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A medium-bodied McLaren Vale red with berry, earth and tobacco aromas.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:29 EST 2014

Hay Shed Hill Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

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Fantastic value wine with perfect balance of acidity and tannins.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 31 23:50:26 EST 2014