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Château Mangot

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2023
93
Chocolate mint, with dark red berries is what you initially notice before you find the blackberries, black raspberries, and licorice in the nose. Lively, fresh, and pure on the palate, with lift to the dark chocolate overtones, crushed rocks, and juicy plums, the wine is more elegant than robust, with a refreshing, spearmint accented backend. Give it just a year, or two of aging, and enjoy it over the next 15 or more years with pleasure. The wine is produced from a blend of 65% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. 14.5% ABV. Drink from 2027-2040. 92-94 Pts.

Chocolate mint, with dark red berries is what you initially notice before you find the blackberries, black raspberries, and licorice in the nose. Lively, fresh, and pure on the palate, with lift to the dark chocolate overtones, crushed rocks, and juicy plums, the wine is more elegant than robust, with a refreshing, spearmint accented backend. Give it just a year, or two of aging, and enjoy it over the next 15 or more years with pleasure. The wine is produced from a blend of 65% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. 14.5% ABV. Drink from 2027-2040. 92-94 Pts.

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2022
93
Elegant, soft, fresh, and deep, the wine quickly focuses you on its layers of ripe, sweet, fresh, dark, red pit fruits. The long, powerful, mineral-edged finish, with its layers of plums, cherries and salt, sticks with you. Drink from 2025-2042. 92-94 Pts.

Elegant, soft, fresh, and deep, the wine quickly focuses you on its layers of ripe, sweet, fresh, dark, red pit fruits. The long, powerful, mineral-edged finish, with its layers of plums, cherries and salt, sticks with you. Drink from 2025-2042. 92-94 Pts.

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2021
92
A touch a spice, espresso, flowers, black raspberries and black cherries get you going. The palate is even a step better with its medium-bodied, sweet, creamy red fruits and freshness. Not as dense as previous vintages, but still quite nice. The wine is aged in a combination of new, French oak, foudre and clay amphora. Drink from 2024-2037.

A touch a spice, espresso, flowers, black raspberries and black cherries get you going. The palate is even a step better with its medium-bodied, sweet, creamy red fruits and freshness. Not as dense as previous vintages, but still quite nice. The wine is aged in a combination of new, French oak, foudre and clay amphora. Drink from 2024-2037.

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Black cherries, juicy black plums, espresso, and a touch of chocolate on the nose and palate get things going. Round, soft, polished, fruity, and fresh, the finish leaves you with chocolate-covered cherries and a touch of salt in the endnote. The wine is aged in a combination of new, French oak, foudre, and clay amphora. Drink from 2023-2036.

Black cherries, juicy black plums, espresso, and a touch of chocolate on the nose and palate get things going. Round, soft, polished, fruity, and fresh, the finish leaves you with chocolate-covered cherries and a touch of salt in the endnote. The wine is aged in a combination of new, French oak, foudre, and clay amphora. Drink from 2023-2036.

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2021
93
Flowers, spice, red plums, mint and an array of spices form the aromatics. On the palate, the wine is fresh, creamy and equally vibrant with layers of sweet, ripe red fruits. There is a nice sweetness to the fruits along with a touch refreshing mint on the backed, making this quite nice for the vintage. The wine is aged without new oak in a combination of amphora and foudres. Drink from 2024-2038.

Flowers, spice, red plums, mint and an array of spices form the aromatics. On the palate, the wine is fresh, creamy and equally vibrant with layers of sweet, ripe red fruits. There is a nice sweetness to the fruits along with a touch refreshing mint on the backed, making this quite nice for the vintage. The wine is aged without new oak in a combination of amphora and foudres. Drink from 2024-2038.

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2021
92
One of the few Bordeaux wine made from 100% Cabernet Franc, the deeply colored wine opens with black, red and blue fruit with a touch of spice and flower stem aromatics. On the palate, the wine is round, soft, fruity and rich. There is a nice sweetness to the fruits and a softness on the palate and in the savory finish. The wine is aged without new oak in a combination of amphora and foudres. Drink from 2024-2040. 91-93

One of the few Bordeaux wine made from 100% Cabernet Franc, the deeply colored wine opens with black, red and blue fruit with a touch of spice and flower stem aromatics. On the palate, the wine is round, soft, fruity and rich. There is a nice sweetness to the fruits and a softness on the palate and in the savory finish. The wine is aged without new oak in a combination of amphora and foudres. Drink from 2024-2040. 91-93

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2020
92
Packed with black cherries, chocolate and licorice from start to finish, the wine is deeply colored with layers of lusciously-textured black plums, blue fruit, and cherries. This is an opulent style that will offer a pleasure young, yet it can age for 2 decades as well. Drink from 2023-2040.

Packed with black cherries, chocolate and licorice from start to finish, the wine is deeply colored with layers of lusciously-textured black plums, blue fruit, and cherries. This is an opulent style that will offer a pleasure young, yet it can age for 2 decades as well. Drink from 2023-2040.

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Deeply colored, the wine opens with flowers, espresso, licorice, smoke and black cherries coated with chocolate. Silky, fresh and polished, the wine is rich, round and fresh, with a gorgeous sweetness, lift and purity in the fruit. 92-94 Pts

Deeply colored, the wine opens with flowers, espresso, licorice, smoke and black cherries coated with chocolate. Silky, fresh and polished, the wine is rich, round and fresh, with a gorgeous sweetness, lift and purity in the fruit. 92-94 Pts

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2020
95
Almost inky in color, the wine unfurls with nuances of smoke, licorice, oak, blackberry and black plums. Rich, full-bodied and concentrated with all the right stuff, the wine offers length, density, opulence and hedonistic textures, leaving you with a long wave of black fruits, silky tannins, espresso and dark cocoa notes that stick with you. 94-96 Pts

Almost inky in color, the wine unfurls with nuances of smoke, licorice, oak, blackberry and black plums. Rich, full-bodied and concentrated with all the right stuff, the wine offers length, density, opulence and hedonistic textures, leaving you with a long wave of black fruits, silky tannins, espresso and dark cocoa notes that stick with you. 94-96 Pts

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2020
93
Rich, concentrated, opulent wine packed with black and dark red fruits, espresso, chocolate, licorice and smoke. The wine is full-bodied, yet not overpowering, there is a finesse to its depth of flavor and fruit-packed finish. Drink from 2025-2045.

Rich, concentrated, opulent wine packed with black and dark red fruits, espresso, chocolate, licorice and smoke. The wine is full-bodied, yet not overpowering, there is a finesse to its depth of flavor and fruit-packed finish. Drink from 2025-2045.

2,379 Views   Tasted
2019
91
Flowers, cherries, licorice and plums blend together perfectly in the perfume. Silky, fresh and lifted on the palate, with a silky, creamy-textured, finish packed with espresso tinted, cherries and plums and cocoa. This can be enjoyed with pleasure early. Drink from 2023-2038.

Flowers, cherries, licorice and plums blend together perfectly in the perfume. Silky, fresh and lifted on the palate, with a silky, creamy-textured, finish packed with espresso tinted, cherries and plums and cocoa. This can be enjoyed with pleasure early. Drink from 2023-2038.

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Cherries, flowers, plums and thyme create the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, elegant, silky and fresh, leaving with you sweet, ripe, juicy red fruits and a touch of cocoa on the back end. 90-92 Pts

Cherries, flowers, plums and thyme create the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, elegant, silky and fresh, leaving with you sweet, ripe, juicy red fruits and a touch of cocoa on the back end. 90-92 Pts

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2019
92
Black and red pit fruits, espresso, smoke, licorice and dried flowers show up easily on the nose. On the palate, the richly-textured wine shines due to all of its fresh, sweet, silky-textured red and black plums. There is length, concentration and nice sense of purity here. Drink from 2023-2037

Black and red pit fruits, espresso, smoke, licorice and dried flowers show up easily on the nose. On the palate, the richly-textured wine shines due to all of its fresh, sweet, silky-textured red and black plums. There is length, concentration and nice sense of purity here. Drink from 2023-2037

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2019
93
Deep in color, with equally dark fruit to match, the wine is all about the core of fresh, black raspberries, chocolate covered plums, espresso and maraschino cherries in the nose. The wine is richly textured with a finish that kicks in with latent notes of fennel, cocoa and black cherries. The wine is aging in a combination of new, French oak barrels and clay amphora. Give this 4-5 years in the cellar before popping a cork. 92-94 Pts

Deep in color, with equally dark fruit to match, the wine is all about the core of fresh, black raspberries, chocolate covered plums, espresso and maraschino cherries in the nose. The wine is richly textured with a finish that kicks in with latent notes of fennel, cocoa and black cherries. The wine is aging in a combination of new, French oak barrels and clay amphora. Give this 4-5 years in the cellar before popping a cork. 92-94 Pts

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2018
93
Rich, plush and polished, with silky tannins, layers of chocolate covered cherries, licorice and earth on the nose and palate. There is good concentration of flavor along with freshness in the lengthy, silky finish. The wine is aged in a combination of new, French oak and clay amphora.

Rich, plush and polished, with silky tannins, layers of chocolate covered cherries, licorice and earth on the nose and palate. There is good concentration of flavor along with freshness in the lengthy, silky finish. The wine is aged in a combination of new, French oak and clay amphora.

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Black cherry liqueur, smoke and floral aromas lead to a silky, soft, fresh, clean wine focusing on the ripeness and purity in the fruit. This is an innovative, tidy style of wine, which in part comes from their move to a different way of aging -- both new, French oak and clay amphora. 91-93 Pts

Black cherry liqueur, smoke and floral aromas lead to a silky, soft, fresh, clean wine focusing on the ripeness and purity in the fruit. This is an innovative, tidy style of wine, which in part comes from their move to a different way of aging -- both new, French oak and clay amphora. 91-93 Pts

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2018
93
Showing a dark color, the wine offers flowers, black cherry, licorice, cocoa yielding almost velvet textures in the opulent finish. This represents a new direction here as the wines are now aged in a combination of new, French oak and clay amphora. Give this a few years in the cellar before popping a cork. 92-94 Pts

Showing a dark color, the wine offers flowers, black cherry, licorice, cocoa yielding almost velvet textures in the opulent finish. This represents a new direction here as the wines are now aged in a combination of new, French oak and clay amphora. Give this a few years in the cellar before popping a cork. 92-94 Pts

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2018
94
With a new name, note the Distique 11 on the label, the dark colored wine hits you with layers of velvet textured dark red, black and blue fruit. Full-bodied, concentrated and with layers of black cherries, licorice, chocolate and plums, the wine hits all the right notes on your palate. This should age for 2-3 decades with ease. This is clearly a new level for the winery. Give this a few years in the cellar before popping a cork.

With a new name, note the Distique 11 on the label, the dark colored wine hits you with layers of velvet textured dark red, black and blue fruit. Full-bodied, concentrated and with layers of black cherries, licorice, chocolate and plums, the wine hits all the right notes on your palate. This should age for 2-3 decades with ease. This is clearly a new level for the winery. Give this a few years in the cellar before popping a cork.

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2017
91
Medium bodied with ripe, sweet cherries, underbrush and licorice, the wine is delectable and fresh. Drink this ten to 12 years after the vintage.

Medium bodied with ripe, sweet cherries, underbrush and licorice, the wine is delectable and fresh. Drink this ten to 12 years after the vintage.

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2017
90
Sweet, elegant, fresh and focused on its ripe, cherry, plum and licorice tones, the wine is forward and fruity with just a hint of chocolate on the back end. This will be delicious on release.

Sweet, elegant, fresh and focused on its ripe, cherry, plum and licorice tones, the wine is forward and fruity with just a hint of chocolate on the back end. This will be delicious on release.

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2016
92
Smoke, licorice and tobacco rise above the dark red fruits in this deeply colored wine. Polished and fresh with a concentrated dark plum center and silky tannins, the wine is produced from a parcel selection of their best four hectares of vines.

Smoke, licorice and tobacco rise above the dark red fruits in this deeply colored wine. Polished and fresh with a concentrated dark plum center and silky tannins, the wine is produced from a parcel selection of their best four hectares of vines.

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2016
91
Smoky black cherries, soft, polished tannins and a wave of licorice, juicy dark fruits and cocoa in the finish, this is a wine that keeps getting better year after year!

Smoky black cherries, soft, polished tannins and a wave of licorice, juicy dark fruits and cocoa in the finish, this is a wine that keeps getting better year after year!

2,382 Views   Tasted
Smoky black cherries, soft, polished tannins and a wave of licorice, juicy dark fruits and cocoa in the finish, this is a wine that keeps getting better year after year!

Smoky black cherries, soft, polished tannins and a wave of licorice, juicy dark fruits and cocoa in the finish, this is a wine that keeps getting better year after year!

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2015
90
Soft textured, forward, round, dark red fruits, espresso and licorice start you off and stay with you.

Soft textured, forward, round, dark red fruits, espresso and licorice start you off and stay with you.

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Blending 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc produced a black cherry, earth and dark fruit-oriented wine with a soft, round, forward approach, making it a tasty, fun wine to drink in its youth. A bit like a date with a Pi Phi.

Blending 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc produced a black cherry, earth and dark fruit-oriented wine with a soft, round, forward approach, making it a tasty, fun wine to drink in its youth. A bit like a date with a Pi Phi.

2,659 Views   Tasted
2015
91
Made from their best four hectares of vines, this wine made its debut with the 2008 vintage. From a blend of 40% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot and a surprising 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine is fruity, tannic and packing a punch. Give this structured, Left Bank look-alike some time in the cellar to develop as the tannins are quite high. It could be much better with 3-5 years of bottle age.

Made from their best four hectares of vines, this wine made its debut with the 2008 vintage. From a blend of 40% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot and a surprising 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine is fruity, tannic and packing a punch. Give this structured, Left Bank look-alike some time in the cellar to develop as the tannins are quite high. It could be much better with 3-5 years of bottle age.

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2015
91
Made from a parcel selection of their best vines, the wine kicks off with flowers, cherry, espresso, cedar, tobacco and black raspberry sensations. The wine is medium bodied, fresh, fragrant and needs a few years before everything comes together here.

Made from a parcel selection of their best vines, the wine kicks off with flowers, cherry, espresso, cedar, tobacco and black raspberry sensations. The wine is medium bodied, fresh, fragrant and needs a few years before everything comes together here.

2,331 Views   Tasted
2012
85
The estates entry level wine made from a blend of 85% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc and 6% Cabernet Sauvignon is medium bodied, dominated by fresh, red plums and cherries, thyme and espresso notes. The wine will drink best in its youth.

The estates entry level wine made from a blend of 85% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc and 6% Cabernet Sauvignon is medium bodied, dominated by fresh, red plums and cherries, thyme and espresso notes. The wine will drink best in its youth.

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2005
85
Light in fruit, color and body, the red fruits are sweet, spicy and fresh, but the wine does not have the depth for further aging. Drink up.

Light in fruit, color and body, the red fruits are sweet, spicy and fresh, but the wine does not have the depth for further aging. Drink up.

3,908 Views   Tasted