Good Food - Ralph Kyte Powell

Torzi Matthews 1903 Single Vineyard of Domenico Martino Old Vine Shiraz 2012

Torzi Matthews 1903 Single Vineyard of Domenico Martino Old Vine Shiraz 2012

Excellent old-vine Barossa shiraz. A nose of dark berries and currants, florals, shiny leather and earth.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Madfish Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2012

Madfish Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2012

From Western Australia's south-west, this has a fresh nose reminiscent of citrus and Asian fruits, and a dab of lanolin.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Tahbilk Viognier 2013

Tahbilk Viognier 2013

Tahbilk's Central Victorian viognier succeeds consistently.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Wolf Blass Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Malbec 2009

Wolf Blass Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Malbec 2009

Despite fashions, the big red's day is not over.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Pikes Traditionale Riesling 2013

Pikes Traditionale Riesling 2013

What better summer wine than good Clare Valley riesling?

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Chateau Mont-Redon Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2010

Chateau Mont-Redon Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2010

Chateauneuf-du-Pape has long been a well-known French red in the English-speaking world but recent years have seen its international popularity boom.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Dirty Three Pinot Noir 2012

Dirty Three Pinot Noir 2012

There's talk about 2012 Victorian pinot noirs' high quality but some seem to lack flesh.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Koonowla The Ringmaster Riesling 2013

Koonowla The Ringmaster Riesling 2013

Nose is a riot of fragrance - blossom, lime, a hint of pineapple - steely backbone to intense citrus flavours.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Leo Buring DWQ18 Leonay Riesling 2013

Leo Buring DWQ18 Leonay Riesling 2013

A restrained, closed-up drop in the style that makes Clare riesling Australia's most age-worthy white.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Turkey Flat Butcher's Block 2012

Turkey Flat Butcher's Block 2012

Lovely crushed raspberries and blackberries, sweet spice and milk chocolate aromas introduce top-notch middleweight Barossa grenache-shiraz-mataro.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz 2012

Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz 2012

This iconic Australian label is remarkably consistent.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Cannibal Creek Chardonnay 2010

Cannibal Creek Chardonnay 2010

Attractive modern Gippsland chardonnay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Logan Weemala Gewurztraminer 2013

Logan Weemala Gewurztraminer 2013

Once very fashionable, gewurztraminer soldiers on as a fringe-dweller these days.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Chateau d'Yquem 2003

Chateau d'Yquem 2003

Ultra-desirable, this fabled sauternes is luscious, sweet, superb.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Louis Jadot Macon Villages Grange Magnien 2011

Louis Jadot Macon Villages Grange Magnien 2011

A light chardonnay from southern Burgundy with a subtle white stone fruit nose touched with subtle ferment aromas and a mineral hint.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

De Bortoli Windy Peak Chardonnay 2012

De Bortoli Windy Peak Chardonnay 2012

A perennial bargain, this Yarra Valley chardonnay continues in fine form.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

The Musician by Majella Cabernet Shiraz 2012

The Musician by Majella Cabernet Shiraz 2012

If you like classically minty Coonawarra reds you'll enjoy this.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Coriole Sangiovese 2012

Coriole Sangiovese 2012

Coriole has long made a speciality of McLaren Vale sangiovese.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Tahbilk Eric Stevens Purbrick Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Tahbilk Eric Stevens Purbrick Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

History in a glass from one of Victoria's great estates.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Pristine Marlborough sauvignon blanc of the type that energised New Zealand's wine industry.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013