Ralph Kyte Powell

2008 O'Leary Walker Clare Valley/McLaren Vale Shiraz

THIS impenetrably coloured, dark shiraz shows how well cross-regional blends work in Australia. ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:13 EST 2012

2010 Angove Butterfly Ridge Riesling Gewurztraminer

AN UNORTHODOX blend in sophisticated Victoria, riesling-traminers like this ruled the New South ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:12 EST 2012

2009 Mac Forbes Woori Yallock Chardonnay

PALE, fine and fragrant, this Yarra Valley wine follows one of the new directions taken by ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:12 EST 2012

2009 Tapanappa Foggy Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir

Tapanappa partnership, this wine from South Australia's Fleurieu Peninsula sums up pinot noir's ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:12 EST 2012

2008 Coriole Shiraz

CORIOLE'S reds are invariably well-made McLaren Vale wines that show the essence of the region in ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:12 EST 2012

2009 Over the Shoulder Chardonnay

A VERY attractive, new-wave chardonnay at a fair price, this has intense citrus and white stone ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:11 EST 2012

2010 Claymore Joshua Tree Riesling

CLAYMORE'S wines are named after iconic rock acts and their music, hence Joshua Tree, after the U2 ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:11 EST 2012

2009 Schild Estate GMS

THE 2010 vintage of this bargain Barossa red has arrived but the '09 is still available and worth ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:11 EST 2012

2010 Grosset Off-dry

SWEETISH Australian rieslings have been rediscovered by our winemakers. It's worth remembering that ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:10 EST 2012

2008 Fox Creek Reserve Merlot

DESPITE being a McLaren Vale regional red first and foremost, this wine captures merlot varietal ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:10 EST 2012

2010 Kilikanoon Mort's Reserve Watervale Riesling

WE SHOULD be proud of Australia's great regional wines, especially while a new cultural cringe ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:10 EST 2012

2009 Fraser Gallop Estate Cabernet Merlot

IN THE Wilyabrup red wine heartland of Margaret River, Fraser Gallop Estate is a new name to note. ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:09 EST 2012

2010 Tim Adams Pinot Gris ClareValley

THIS pinot gris from the Clare Valley is better than most. More in the rich Alsace style than the ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:09 EST 2012

2010 The Black Chook Sauvignon Blanc

GOOD value for a quality Adelaide Hills sauvignon blanc, The Black Chook illustrates why sauvignon ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:09 EST 2012

NV Dunes Chardonnay Pinot Noir

A RATHER stylish sparkling wine from the resources of the Yalumba wine company in South Australia. ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:08 EST 2012

2009 Oakridge Lieu-dit Lusatia Park Vineyard Chardonnay

DAVID Bicknell is a chardonnay maker who aims for wines of great complexity and distinction while ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:08 EST 2012

2008 Domaine Michel Magnien Bourgogne

SIMPLE, young French burgundy is a pricey relative to local pinot noir but it’s different, lighter ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:08 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

2010 Two Hands Brilliant Disguise Moscato

MOSCATO says summer in delicious fashion. Brilliant Disguise, from an old Barossa white frontignac ...

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

2010 The Ned Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

ONE of the world’s most popular wine types is New Zealand sauvignon blanc. These days, it’s also ...

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