Ralph Kyte Powell

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 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

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 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 Sandalford Element Classic White

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

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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 ...

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2009 Elgee Park Family Reserve Chardonnay

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

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2007 Kangarilla Road The Devil's Whiskers Shiraz

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

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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

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

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 Kingston Estate Sauvignon Blanc

ALTHOUGH based in the Murray Valley, Kingston Estate seeks fruit from other regions in a quest for ...

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2010 Yalumba Y Series Riesling

IF YOU'RE looking for a reliable bottle of wine and you're well off the beaten track, look for ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:01 EST 2012

NV Quartz Reef Methode Traditionnelle

NEW Zealand produces excellent sparkling wines, and Quartz Reef from Rudi Bauer in Central Otago is ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:01 EST 2012

2009 Chateau Thivin Les Sept Vignes Cote de Brouilly

THE gamay-based red wines of the Cote de Brouilly epitomise the unfussed, easily glugged nature of ...

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2009 Paxton AAA Shiraz Grenache

LOTS of reasonably priced Rhone red blends are arriving from France but quality isn't always what ...

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2010 Innocent Bystander Pinot Rosé

THE Yarra Valley makes some of Australia's best contemporary rosés from pinot noir. Innocent ...

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2010 Gemtree Moonstone Savagnin

AUSTRALIAN plantings of savagnin, from France's Jura, are surprisingly widespread, usually ...

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2009 Oakridge Limited Release Fume

OAK-influenced sauvignon blanc semillons perform erratically at Uncorked tastings. The best are ...

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

2007 Henschke Keyneton Euphonium

AT THE bottom of Henschke's red-wine hierarchy, this is dense with a high-toned nose of juicy ...

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