Good Food - Ralph Kyte Powell

Deep Woods Ivory Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Deep Woods Ivory Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2013

A good summer quaffer from Margaret River.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 14 00:00:00 EST 2014

Glaetzer Dixon Tasmania Nouveau Wine 2013

Glaetzer Dixon Tasmania Nouveau Wine 2013

This Tassie pinot noir emulates the drink-now style of French beaujolais.

Eat Out | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 14 00:00:00 EST 2014

Houghton Sparkling Classic Pinot Noir Chardonnay Cuvee Brut NV

Houghton Sparkling Classic Pinot Noir Chardonnay Cuvee Brut NV

Bargain bubbly of unusual quality.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Morris Old Premium Rare Liqueur Tokay

Morris Old Premium Rare Liqueur Tokay

The best Rutherglen tokays are breathtaking.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Turkey Flat Rose 2013

Turkey Flat Rose 2013

An appealing fuchsia-pink Barossa wine with red cherry, red jelly and rosewater aromas.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin La Grande Dame 2004

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin La Grande Dame 2004

Heading a superb 2004 Veuve Clicquot champagne family, La Grande Dame has fantastic complexity.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Clyde Park Pinot Noir 2012

Clyde Park Pinot Noir 2012

Smooth, likeable Geelong pinot.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Deviation Road Loftia Vintage Brut 2011

Deviation Road Loftia Vintage Brut 2011

Adelaide Hills pinot noir chardonnay sparkler.

Eat Out | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Donnafugata Ben Rye Passito di Pantelleria 2010

Donnafugata Ben Rye Passito di Pantelleria 2010

The Italian passito technique - enriching and sweetening wines using dried grapes - finds great expression in this delicious sweet muscat of Alexandria from the Mediterranean island of Pantelleria.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Craggy Range Les Beaux Cailloux Chardonnay 2011

Craggy Range Les Beaux Cailloux Chardonnay 2011

World-class Kiwi chardonnay from Hawke's Bay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

C21 Hito Ribera del Duero 2009

C21 Hito Ribera del Duero 2009

Made from 100 per cent tinto fino, aka tempranillo, in north-central Spain, this is a classic style.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Torzi Matthews 1903 Single Vineyard of Domenico Martino Old Vine Shiraz 2012

Torzi Matthews 1903 Single Vineyard of Domenico Martino Old Vine Shiraz 2012

Excellent old-vine Barossa shiraz. A nose of dark berries and currants, florals, shiny leather and earth.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Madfish Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2012

Madfish Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2012

From Western Australia's south-west, this has a fresh nose reminiscent of citrus and Asian fruits, and a dab of lanolin.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Tahbilk Viognier 2013

Tahbilk Viognier 2013

Tahbilk's Central Victorian viognier succeeds consistently.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Wolf Blass Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Malbec 2009

Wolf Blass Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Malbec 2009

Despite fashions, the big red's day is not over.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Pikes Traditionale Riesling 2013

Pikes Traditionale Riesling 2013

What better summer wine than good Clare Valley riesling?

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Chateau Mont-Redon Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2010

Chateau Mont-Redon Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2010

Chateauneuf-du-Pape has long been a well-known French red in the English-speaking world but recent years have seen its international popularity boom.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Dirty Three Pinot Noir 2012

Dirty Three Pinot Noir 2012

There's talk about 2012 Victorian pinot noirs' high quality but some seem to lack flesh.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Koonowla The Ringmaster Riesling 2013

Koonowla The Ringmaster Riesling 2013

Nose is a riot of fragrance - blossom, lime, a hint of pineapple - steely backbone to intense citrus flavours.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Leo Buring DWQ18 Leonay Riesling 2013

Leo Buring DWQ18 Leonay Riesling 2013

A restrained, closed-up drop in the style that makes Clare riesling Australia's most age-worthy white.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013