Good Food - Ralph Kyte Powell

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

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

2008 Best's Great Western Bin No. 0 Shiraz

THE significance of the Great Western district in the history of Victorian red wine is not as well ...

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

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 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 Thomas Sweetwater Shiraz

ANDREW Thomas makes some of the Hunter Valley's most impressive modern shiraz. This poised example ...

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

2009 La Linea Tempranillo

Of all the trendy, recently arrived red grapes in Australia, tempranillo already looks to have an ...

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

2009 TWR Marlborough Gewurztraminer

TWR is Te Whare Ra, a mature vineyard in New Zealand's Marlborough region. This exotic, powerfully ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:24 EST 2012

2008 Yeringberg

A CLASSIC Yarra Valley cabernet blend with a unique pedigree going back through two incarnations to ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:07 EST 2012

2009 Felton Road Bannockburn Pinot Noir

The subtle, hard-to-define complexity that makes pinot noir so intriguing finds individual ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:24 EST 2012

2005 Leeuwin Estate Art Series Cabernet Sauvignon

In southern Margaret River style, this quite austere cabernet has a light, herbal, floral/violet ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:25 EST 2012

2008 Wantirna Estate Amelia Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

REG Egan pioneered the Yarra Valley wine region in its late-20th-century incarnation at his ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:25 EST 2012

2009 Kingston Estate Petit Verdot

BASED in South Australia's warm Murray Valley, Kingston Estate is a good source of a rare critter: ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:25 EST 2012

2010 Tulloch Verdelho

DESPITE a long history, Hunter verdelho is a poor cousin to the region's best-known whites, ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:25 EST 2012

2010 Ducks in a Row Fiano

THIS enchanting Mirka Mora-labelled bottle looks lovely al fresco surrounded by spring flowers and ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:26 EST 2012