The famed French vineyard Château Mirval has for years been on the middle of the high-profile divorce between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Now, a brand new twist within the divorce proceedings signifies that the vineyard’s destiny hangs within the stability.
Nouvel, a enterprise based by Jolie, just lately filed a lawsuit in opposition to Pitt claiming that he took extreme management of the French property whereas chopping his ex out of the enterprise, in response to a Sept. 9 article in Individuals. This countersuit follows earlier authorized motion by Pitt in June, after Jolie bought her 50 p.c stake of the illustrious vineyard to Stoli Group in 2021.
Within the $250 million authorized submitting, Nouvel argues that Pitt tried to to cut back the worth of Jolie’s half of the vineyard, which represents a lot of Jolie’s belongings, throughout possession negotiations in 2021. Accusations embrace Pitt spending over $1 million to renovate the swimming pool and recording studio on the property property.
The huge 500-hectare Château Mirval property was previously co-owned by Jolie and Pitt. It’s identified for its rosé wines, together with nonetheless and glowing choices. It additionally produces one white and two purple wines.
So as to add additional insult to damage, the property can also be the place Brangelina’s intimate 2014 wedding ceremony came about. When the couple parted methods in 2016, one of many first questions relating to the divorce concerned the unknown custody of the coveted Château Mirval. Within the years since, it’s been probably the most debated-over belongings between the previous couple.