2013 Bird on a Wire Syrah

If I remember correctly, the 2013 vintage in Victoria was fast and mostly pain-free, if not a tad on the warm side. Clearly, at Healesville in the Yarra Valley, winemaker Caroline Mooney had an enjoyable time of it. Just look at that dazzling purple sheen on her 2013 syrah (aka shiraz). Beautiful. The experienced Ms Mooney shows her class here with a soft, lingering wine of some finesse that flows like satin over the tongue. Love the pink peppercorn finish.

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