Ralph Kyte Powell

2008 Bleasdale Second Innings Malbec

MALBEC has long been a speciality of Bleasdale, Langhorne Creek's pioneering winery founded in ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:37:18 EST 2012

2009 Thomas Braemore Semillon

HUNTER Valley semillon has enjoyed a lot of hype over the years. The heartland of its popularity ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:59 EST 2012

2010 Logan Weemala Gewurztraminer

FROM Orange, in central NSW, this wine captures gewurztraminer's unique personality well. It opens ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:40 EST 2012

2009 Jasper Hill Georgia's Paddock Shiraz

THE cult reds of this small, expertly tended, off-the-beaten-track Heathcote winery were pushed ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:40 EST 2012

2005 Brokenwood ILR Reserve Semillon

BROKENWOOD'S ILR is one of the Hunter Valley's flagship semillons, making it an Australian ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:39 EST 2012

2009 Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz

ALL the '09 reds from Clonakilla's Canberra region winery are superb, including this wine made from ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:39 EST 2012

2010 S. C. Pannell Pronto (White)

THIS young Adelaide Hills drop emulates the savoury whites of Italy. It's driven by pinot grigio, ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:39 EST 2012

2008 Katnook Founder's Block Chardonnay

A RARE bird — a likeable chardonnay with a bit of dimension for less than $20. From Coonawarra, ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:38 EST 2012

2009 Taylors Promised Land Merlot

A WELL-MADE young red from the Clare Valley's largest vineyard owners. It has a pleasant varietal ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:38 EST 2012

2008 Cherubino Shiraz

SHIRAZ works well right across Australia. In this country it's a chameleon of a variety, as much at ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:38 EST 2012

2009 Mader Riesling

RIESLING from Alsace, on France's border with Germany, is unique, combining the aromatics of German ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:37 EST 2012

2008 Grant Burge Filsell Shiraz

A WHOLESOME Barossa shiraz that sums up the positives for this iconic Australian wine type. It ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:37 EST 2012

2009 Two Hands Brave Faces Grenache Shiraz Mataro

GRENACHE seems to carry 15 per cent alcohol better than most grape varieties. In this Barossa ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:37 EST 2012

2010 Cape Mentelle Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

A SUBTLE, complex Margaret River sauvignon-semillon blend that's an object lesson in how to add ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:37 EST 2012

2009 Westend Richland Cabernet Sauvignon

THE Riverina of New South Wales is a happy hunting ground for reds such as this. It's a deeply ...

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

2010 Foster e Rocco Nuovo Sangiovese

SIMPLE, fresh, unoaked sangiovese makes an interesting alternative to other lighter, unwooded red ...

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

2006 San Silvestro Barbaresco Magno

BARBARESCO, made from the majestic nebbiolo, is one of northern Italy's most highly regarded red ...

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

2008 Te Mata Coleraine

SOME on the international scene liken this great New Zealand cabernet blend to Bordeaux but it's ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:35 EST 2012

2008 Clos Clare "The Hayes Boy" Grenache

GRENACHE isn't the Clare Valley's most celebrated red but it can be very good. This one has sweet ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:35 EST 2012

2010 Helm Classic Dry Riesling

KEN Helm's efforts with riesling are justifiable, both as a promoter of the grape and as the maker ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:35 EST 2012