Good Food - Ralph Kyte Powell

2009 Brookland Valley Reserve Chardonnay

A very concentrated Margaret River chardonnay with tonnes of character. The nose combines slightly ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:20 EST 2012

2008 Wirra Wirra RSW Shiraz

TERROIR — a fashionable French term — describes a wine's sense of place, origin and individuality, ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:20 EST 2012

2009 Dopff au Moulin Gewurztraminer

DESPITE being relatively low in price for a gewurztraminer from France's unique border region of ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:21 EST 2012

2009 Taylors Promised Land Cabernet Sauvignon

THIS unfussed young red has a minty nose that suggests some Clare Valley influence, although the ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:21 EST 2012

2008 Sarah Gough Box Grove Vineyard Roussanne

SARAH Gough's wine pedigree encompasses most aspects of the industry, including some years writing ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:21 EST 2012

2010 De Bortoli La Boheme Act Two Dry Pinot Rose

DE BORTOLI has launched a "Rose Revolution" to promote anew the idea of rose as the ideal ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:22 EST 2012

2009 Rymill The Yearling Cabernet Sauvignon

COONAWARRA cabernet sauvignon rarely wears a price tag as low as this, yet good regional identity ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:02 EST 2012

2010 Taylors Gewurztraminer

THIS Clare Valley white wine offers typical gewurztraminer aromas of lychee, rose petals and spice ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:02 EST 2012

2010 Pikes The Merle Riesling

A MODERN benchmark for Clare Valley riesling. The 2010 Merle smells steely and reserved, but with ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:22 EST 2012

2008 Chain of Ponds The Stopover Barbera

THIS Adelaide Hills winery includes a number of Italian grape varieties in its range. The Stopover ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:03 EST 2012

2005 Whispering Hills Appassimento

INSPIRED by amarone from Italy's Veneto, this Yarra cabernet was concentrated by rack-dried and ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:22 EST 2012

2009 Elgee Park Family Reserve Chardonnay

FROM the pioneering vineyard in the Mornington Peninsula's modern wine story, this chardonnay shows ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:03 EST 2012

2007 Kangarilla Road The Devil's Whiskers Shiraz

DROUGHT conditions accompanied the 2007 vintage in McLaren Vale but this shiraz shows unexpected ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:03 EST 2012

2010 Tahbilk Marsanne

Few white wines around the $15 mark have as much individuality, heritage and style as Tahbilk ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:23 EST 2012

2010 Sandalford Element Classic White

THE grape varieties in this white are a fruit salad of West Australian favourites: verdelho, chenin ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:04 EST 2012

2009 M.Chapoutier Domaine Tournon Shiraz or Syrah

FROM the Victorian outpost of the esteemed French winemakers of the northern Rhone Valley, this is ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:04 EST 2012

2010 Tinja High Altitude Riesling

FROM Mudgee-based Lowe Family Wines, this semi-sweet, late-picked riesling comes from the Nullo ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:04 EST 2012

2009 Riposte The Sabre Pinot Noir

THIS expressive Adelaide Hills pinot noir, made by veteran winemaker Tim Knappstein, opens with a ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:05 EST 2012

2009 Galli Estate la Famiglia Chardonnay

A modern type of chardonnay from Sunbury, this stylish wine shows cool-grown grapefruit and ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:23 EST 2012

2009 Buller Beverford Durif

From the Murray Valley outpost of Buller's Rutherglen winery, this deeply coloured drop is ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:23 EST 2012