Good Food - Latest Wines

Campbells Limited Release Durif, Rutherglen, 2010

Campbells Limited Release Durif, Rutherglen, 2010

With a deep, dark red-purple colour this sumptuous durif has sweetly ripe berry aromas with herbal and earthy overtones.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, 2013

Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, 2013

This has all the pungent varietal aromas of capsicum and cut-radish that we expect of the style, and is intense and vibrant in the mouth with bright acidity.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Yarran Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, Riverina, 2013

Yarran Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, Riverina, 2013

A simple, light, refreshing, sav-sem that really delivers as a drink-now quaffer, and look at the price!

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Coriole Barbera, McLaren Vale, 2012

Coriole Barbera, McLaren Vale, 2012

Deep red-purple, bright colour.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Deen De Bortoli Vat Series All Rounder Dry Botrytis Semillon, Riverina, 2002

Deen De Bortoli Vat Series All Rounder Dry Botrytis Semillon, Riverina, 2002

Like the dry botrytis wines of the famous Sauternes chateaux, this is a superb wine of great complexity.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard Semillon, Hunter Valley, 2013

Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard Semillon, Hunter Valley, 2013

This is a restrained, delicate, youthful dry white in traditional low-alcohol Hunter style.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Running With Bulls Tempranillo, Barossa Valley, 2012,

Running With Bulls Tempranillo, Barossa Valley, 2012

This is a superb tempranillo, the best yet under this label (part of the Yalumba stable) and its quality is no doubt partly traceable to the outstanding 2012 Barossa vintage.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Best's Great Western Riesling 2013

Best's Great Western Riesling 2013

Lime, musky floral scents, tropical fruit and smoky spice meet the nose, ahead of a soft mouthful, enhanced by a trace of sweetness, with good structure.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 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

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

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

Vietti Barbera d'Alba 2010

Vietti Barbera d'Alba 2010

Italian barbera rarely betters this.

Drink | Indulge yourself | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Caillard Shiraz 2012

Caillard Shiraz 2012

A more elegant Barossa shiraz, Caillard smells of dark berries with light peppery and floral elements.

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

Toi Toi Central Otago Clutha Pinot Noir 2012

Toi Toi Central Otago Clutha Pinot Noir 2012

Toi Toi, made intentionally for this modest (for pinot) price, offers terrific value.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Nov 24 00:00:00 EST 2013

Yalumba Old Bush Vine Barossa Grenache 2012

Yalumba Old Bush Vine Barossa Grenache 2012

Yalumba's fine example, made from old vines pruned as individual bushes, gives a delicious, earthy, savoury expression of the variety built on fruity varietal flavour.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Nov 24 00:00:00 EST 2013

Pikes Clare Valley Traditionale Riesling 2013

Pikes Clare Valley Traditionale Riesling 2013

Pike's victory underlines the tremendous value and drinking pleasure provided by Australia's best dry rieslings.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Nov 24 00:00:00 EST 2013

Willow Bridge Estate Dragonfly Cabernet Merlot, Geographe, 2012

Willow Bridge Estate Dragonfly Cabernet Merlot, Geographe, 2012

Yet another great-value wine under this unassuming label.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 19 00:00:00 EST 2013

Linfield Road The Black Hammer Cabernet Sauvignon, Barossa Valley, 2012

Linfield Road The Black Hammer Cabernet Sauvignon, Barossa Valley, 2012

The colour is deep and dark, the aromas recall fresh blackberry and spices, sweet and super-ripe.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 19 00:00:00 EST 2013

Eden Road Off-Dry Riesling, Canberra District, 2013

Eden Road Off-Dry Riesling, Canberra District, 2013

Off-dry styles work best in very cool climes, such as Canberra.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 19 00:00:00 EST 2013

Henry Frost Riesling, Clare Valley, 2012

Henry Frost Riesling, Clare Valley, 2012

Henry Frost is from the Geelong-based Scotchmans Hill group.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 19 00:00:00 EST 2013