Chateau Mangot 2016

Chateau Mangot 2016

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The history of Chateau Mangot began in 1515 with the birth of Pierre Dubreuil "Sieur de Mongot". In 1636 The Trapaud family took over the estate, An early map of the property shows the Trapaud were neighbors. In 1728, Jean was born, he is the last to hold the title "Sieur de Mangot". In 1784, the estate is broken up into multiple pieces. In 1870, Marie Madeleine Zobe Lavaich owns the chateau. A decade later, her grandson begins to rebuild the chateau. In 1896, the Chateau is sold to Jean Paraud. In the 1898 edition of Cocks et Feret, The chateau is noted to produce a white wine of great finesse. Rene Esquissaud, whose family owned Chateau Faugeres is named co-heir. Chateau Faugeres is next door to Chateau Mangot. In 1985, Jean and Simon Petit purchase the Chateau. They re-assemble to original 34 hectares which were divide in 1784. The property passes to their daughter and now to her sons; Karl & Yann Todeschini.
The estate has 34 hectares planted with vines. 85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. They have divide the vineyards into 21 parcels. The average age of the vines is 40 years old but some Merlot vines at 60 years old.
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