Good Food - Latest Wines

Joseph Moda Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2012

A full-bodied and firmly tannic red that demands patience.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:07:34 EST 2014

St Huberts Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

A beautiful cabernet that needs time and is full of potential.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:07:49 EST 2014

Howard Park Flint Rock Pinot Noir 2013

It’s rare to find such good pinot under $30, and this is the goods.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:07:07 EST 2014

Tudor Pinot Noir 2013

A well-made red at a price that’s in no-man’s-land for drinkable pinot.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:07:20 EST 2014

Ben Haines Flute d’Amour Ventoux Rosé 2012

A delicate and quaffable rosé made by an Aussie in France.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:06:23 EST 2014

Ten Minutes By Tractor 10X Sauvignon Blanc 2013

A rich yet restrained attempt to do something more with the sauvignon blanc grape.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:06:40 EST 2014

Mouton Cadet Le Rosé de Mouton Cadet 2012

A fruity style of rosé at a quaffable price.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:06:54 EST 2014

Lindauer Brut Cuvée NV

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A fantastic value sparkling wine, blending Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay chardonnay and pinot noir.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:03:00 EST 2014

Cuarenta y Tres Liqueur

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A sweet, golden Spanish liqueur with a name that refers to its 43 ingredients.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:03:15 EST 2014

Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen Bier (500ml)

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Wheat beer’s burpy richness is an acquired taste, but this hazy German version is smooth and velvety.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:02:19 EST 2014

Giant Steps Sexton Vineyard Chardonnay 2013

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A complex Yarra Valley chardonnay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:02:48 EST 2014

De Bortoli Estate Grown Pinot Noir 2013

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A Yarra Valley pinot of appealing varietal purity.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:02:05 EST 2014

Ryder Watervale Clare Valley Riesling 2014

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Easy drinking from a consistent label.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:02:34 EST 2014

Chateau de Montfaucon Baron Louis Lirac 2010

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A fruity grenache blend from the opposite side of the Rhone to Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:01:27 EST 2014

Les Courtilles Cotes du Rhone 2012

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A medium-bodied grenache-shiraz with tight structure.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:01:52 EST 2014

Stella Bella Margaret River Tempranillo 2010

A finely textured tempranillo with a distinct Spanish accent.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:01:41 EST 2014

Marolo Chinato (750ml)

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A bittersweet digestif from Piedmont, based on Barolo wine infused with quinine bark and other herbs and spices.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Sep 22 13:02:41 EST 2014

Kooyong Estate Chardonnay 2012

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An elegant and complex Burgundy-style chardonnay.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Sep 22 13:02:19 EST 2014

Devil’s Lair 9th Chamber Chardonnay 2011

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A masterpiece of finesse.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Sep 22 13:01:26 EST 2014

Moo Brew Pale Ale (330ml)

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A delicious and refreshing Tassie beer, with a complex malty flavour and a high degree of bitterness.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Sep 22 13:01:10 EST 2014