Good Food - Ralph Kyte Powell

Grosset Polish Hill Riesling 2013

Grosset Polish Hill Riesling 2013

A Clare Valley classic.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 18 00:00:00 EST 2014

Devil's Lair Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Devil's Lair Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

High-class Margaret River cabernet with blackcurrant, black plum, violet, and classic "cigar box" aromas.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 11 00:00:00 EST 2014

Flametree S.R.S. Karridale Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Flametree S.R.S. Karridale Sauvignon Blanc 2013

A barrel-influenced Margaret River sauvignon blanc.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 11 00:00:00 EST 2014

Plantagenet Hazard Hill Shiraz 2011

Plantagenet Hazard Hill Shiraz 2011

This WA shiraz regularly over-performs in the sub-$15 wine world.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 11 00:00:00 EST 2014

S.C. Pannell Fleurieu Tempranillo Touriga 2012

S.C. Pannell Fleurieu Tempranillo Touriga 2012

These Iberian grapes do well in South Australia.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 11 00:00:00 EST 2014

Jacob's Creek Riesling 2013

Jacob's Creek Riesling 2013

A recently tasted, screw-capped 2002 of this modest South Australian riesling was outstanding.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 11 00:00:00 EST 2014

Felton Road Bannockburn Chardonnay 2012

Felton Road Bannockburn Chardonnay 2012

Central Otago chardonnay at its best.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 11 00:00:00 EST 2014

Millbrook Perth Hills Viognier 2012

Viognier's exotic personality is centre-stage in this attractive WA wine.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 04 00:00:00 EST 2014

Domaine Jean Guiton Savigny-les-Beaune 2011

Charming Cote de Beaune pinot noir with a redcurrant, red berry and floral nose, touched by spice and gamey richness.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 04 00:00:00 EST 2014

Yalumba Old Bush Vine Grenache 2012

Yalumba Old Bush Vine Grenache 2012

This Barossa wine has fragrant berry aromas with a peppery edge.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 04 00:00:00 EST 2014

Mount Riley Marlborough Pinot Gris 2013

Mount Riley Marlborough Pinot Gris 2013

Pinot gris is popular in NZ, but quality varies.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 04 00:00:00 EST 2014

Mount Horrocks Cordon Cut 2013

Mount Horrocks Cordon Cut 2013

A delicious Clare Valley riesling with a penetrating nose of lime marmalade, stone fruit and aromatic spice.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 04 00:00:00 EST 2014

Zeppelin Big Bertha Barossa Valley Shiraz 2012

Zeppelin Big Bertha Barossa Valley Shiraz 2012

This sort of shiraz helped power Australian wine's international success, but it's also a wine type loathed by some Oz wine fashionistas - a pity.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

Two Hands Brilliant Disguise Moscato 2013

Two Hands Brilliant Disguise Moscato 2013

Made from old Barossa frontignac vines, this excellent, summery moscato style has floral and fresh-crushed grape aromas.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

Mt. Monster Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Mt Monster 2012 Cabernet

Satisfying Limestone Coast cabernet with intense, succulent, varietally pure black fruit and currant aromas.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

Greywacke Marlborough Chardonnay 2011

Greywacke Marlborough Chardonnay 2011

Trendy sulphide characters don't quite overwhelm stone fruit, citrus, mineral and savoury lactic notes in this majestic NZ chardonnay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

Gilbert Picq Chablis 2011

Gilbert Picq Chablis 2011

Classic aromas of white flowers, sea breezes, lemon pith and chalk introduce this basic-appellation Chablis chardonnay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

Meerea Park Hell Hole Shiraz 2011

Meerea Park Hell Hole Shiraz 2011

Fantastic modern Hunter Valley shiraz.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

Kilikanoon Killerman's Run Grenache Shiraz Mataro 2012

Kilikanoon Killermanâ??s Run Grenache Shiraz Mataro 2012

Kilikanoon does a good job with Clare Valley grenache.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

Longview Boatshed Adelaide Hills Nebbiolo Rosé 2013

Longview Boatshed Adelaide Hills Nebbiolo Rosé 2013

Nebbiolo makes good pink wine.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 21 00:00:00 EST 2014