Celler Mas la Mola is a winery in Poboleda in the Priorat region of Spain, founded by the Ferrando family in 1860. Jordi Masdeu Catala and Alessandro Marchesan have continued that family tradition to produce wines that are indicative of classic Priorat styles. The 7 hectare property grows old vine Garnacha, Carinena, Garnacha Blanca and Macabeo, produced in the boutique winery that has been operating for more than 150 years.
The nose showed tart red berries, sweet floral notes, moist undergrowth and a hint of dark chocolate. On the palate it showed tense, focused red fruits with firm structure that was softened by a dose of juicy acidity. Flavors continued to evolve in the glass, showing wild berries, tobacco and savory meat broth, all the while remaining fresh and youthful. The finish was dry and structured, promising years of development yet still enjoyable now with it’s tart red berry fruit, which clung to the palate. (91 points)