Ralph Kyte Powell

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

2007 McWilliams Mount Pleasant Old Paddock and Old Hill Shiraz

A Hunter Valley classic in the 1950s, this blend joins two celebrated Mount Pleasant vineyards. The ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:19 EST 2012

2009 Chrismont La Zona Barbera

Victoria's King Valley is a comfy home for Italian grape varieties such as barbera. This example ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:19 EST 2012

2005 Heggies Vineyard Reserve Riesling

Heggies Vineyard in South Australia's Eden Valley occupies prime riesling country. A screw cap has ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:19 EST 2012

2008 Rocky Gully Shiraz Viognier

This is a second label of Frankland Estate in southern WA. It has some peppery, earthy aromas and a ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:18 EST 2012

2010 Luna Rosa Rosado

A shiny-pink young cabernet-grenache-mourvedre-chardonnay rosé from the NSW Central Ranges, made by ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:18 EST 2012

2009 Eldridge Estate Gamay

Thirty years ago, light, fresh reds from France's Beaujolais region were super-fashionable. ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:18 EST 2012