Good Food - Ralph Kyte Powell

2009 Mt Difficulty Pinot Noir

NEW Zealand's Central Otago combines spectacular scenery and delicious pinot noir. Mt Difficulty ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:59 EST 2012

2008 Patrick Javillier Bourgogne Cuvee des Forgets

PATRICK Javillier is a respected grower in Meursault, Burgundy's white-wine heartland. This is a ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:58 EST 2012

2008 Sandhurst Ridge Nebbiolo

AN INTRIGUING Bendigo red made from nebbiolo, a rarity in the district. It's typically pale and the ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:58 EST 2012

2010 Bathe Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc

THE Adelaide Hills region is often cited as Australia's answer to New Zealand's Marlborough and ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:58 EST 2012

2008 Skuttlebutt Shiraz Cabernet

A BLEND of shiraz and cabernet sauvignon with 7 per cent merlot, this Margaret River red is a ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:57 EST 2012

2010 Pitchfork Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

SKILLED Margaret River winemaker Michael Kerrigan works his magic in this reasonably priced white ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:57 EST 2012

2009 Vasse Felix Chardonnay

CHARDONNAYS in the $20 to $25 price range offer some of Australia's best wine values. Western ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:57 EST 2012

2008 Coldstream Hills Cabernet Sauvignon

YARRA Valley cabernet is a modern Aussie classic and this example is right on song. Deeply ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:56 EST 2012

2009 Juniper Estate Margaret River Chardonnay

MARGARET River chardonnay is a great Australian wine type and quality is admirably consistent ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:56 EST 2012

2009 Trentham Shiraz

TRENTHAM Estate, on the New South Wales side of the Murray Valley from Mildura, is a consistent ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:56 EST 2012

2010 Cockatoo Ridge Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

A PLEASANT young white like this for less than $12 is a very useful thing. From Cockatoo Ridge's ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:55 EST 2012

2010 Ad Hoc Straw Man Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

A YOUNG Margaret River blend that shows how refined such wines can be. It wraps aromas of lime, ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:55 EST 2012

2009 Tim Smith Barossa Mataro Grenache Shiraz

MATARO, grenache and shiraz make a traditional Barossa blend but too many of these wines tend to ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:55 EST 2012

2009 Ravensworth Shiraz Viognier

CANBERRA shiraz and shiraz-viognier blends have emerged as some of Australia's greatest new wine ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:54 EST 2012

2008 Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz

A LEGENDARY South Australian cabernet sauvignon-shiraz blend, 389 excels in top vintages such as ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:54 EST 2012

2008 Denis Pommier Chablis

DON'T be put off by the initial pong when you open this chablis. As it breathes in the glass, it ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:54 EST 2012

2009 Blickling Estate Riesling

FROM the New England Tablelands of NSW, Blickling Estate's '09 riesling has a fruity aroma, ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:53 EST 2012

2007 Solar Viejo Crianza

MOST Spanish reds aren't driven by ripe fruit like many Australian wines; instead, it's about ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:53 EST 2012

2009 Willow Bridge Estate Dragonfly Cabernet Merlot

WILLOW Bridge is a West Australian label that deserves a greater following in the east. From the ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:53 EST 2012

2010 Swinging Bridge Sauvignon Blanc

ORANGE is a very promising place on the wine map of NSW. A variety of wine types do well, including ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:53 EST 2012