Ralph Kyte Powell

Wirra Wirra Church Block Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Merlot 2013

Chocolate and berry aromas make this earthy, medium-bodied red a crowd pleaser.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 27 10:52:05 EST 2015

Amen Break Quarry Ridge Chardonnay 2013

A long, dry finish tops off this complex white with aromas of peach and lime.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 27 10:52:07 EST 2015

Cullen Kevin John Chardonnay 2013

This beautifully integrated white with aromas of peach and caramel has a firm backbone.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 27 10:52:12 EST 2015

LAS Portuguese Pirate Blend 2013

An unusual blend for the Margaret River, this berry-rich floral red is different and complex.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 27 10:52:18 EST 2015

Baileys 1904 Block Shiraz 2013

A powerful, velvety red that's rich with a nose of dark plum and malt extract.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 27 10:52:21 EST 2015

Taylors Estate Clare Valley Riesling 2014

Aromas of apple and lime give this steely white persistence and personality.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 27 10:52:02 EST 2015

Schwarz Wine Co. Shiraz 2013

This subtle and tightly-structured South Australian red improves with every sip.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 27 10:52:09 EST 2015

Coopers Best Extra Stout

This full-bodied macho stout is a formidably black, bitingly-bitter mouthful.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 27 10:52:22 EST 2015

Paul Mas Marsanne 2013

A fragrant young white with rich flavours and a mouth-watering finish.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:01 EST 2015

Le Chat Noir Shiraz 2013

Aromas of berry and cherry nougat make this medium-bodied red appealing.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:03 EST 2015

Mader Riesling 2013

A nose of melon and citrus gives this dry white a nice balance.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:06 EST 2015

Chateau Mont-Redon Lirac 2012

Cherry syrup and a light, peppery aroma bring out the flavour in this red blend.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:09 EST 2015

Pierre Luneau-Papin Terre de Pierre Muscadet de Sevre et Maine 2010

Young, vibrant and quietly complex, this white is ready to drink now.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:11 EST 2015

Moet et Chandon Grande Vintage 2006

A creamy feel and fruity character makes this drop the essence of Champagne.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:16 EST 2015

Cognac Tesseron Lot 90 XO Selection

Fruit and caramel characters show why this super-fine prestige cognac equals the best.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:18 EST 2015

Metrat Fleurie La Roilette 2013

For Ralph Kyte-Powell's wine guide July 14 2015

Filled with classical aromas, this Beaujolais has a lip-smacking finish.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:14 EST 2015

Domane Wachau Terrassen Federspiel Riesling 2013

A well-priced, moreish white with fragrance and finesse.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jun 29 12:12:13 EST 2015

Trinity Hill Syrah 2014

Savoury and fine, this red is an able introduction to Hawkes Bay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jun 29 12:12:15 EST 2015

Clonakilla Viognier 2014

A cut above most Australian viognier, this white is haunting in its delicacy.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jun 29 12:12:23 EST 2015

Le Chiuse Brunello di Montalcino 2010

A firm and savoury central Italian red with earthy aromas.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jun 29 12:12:26 EST 2015