We asked Stella a few questions:
Can you tell us about the history of the property?
Chateau Bardens is amongst the oldest chateaux in the Bordeaux region; there’s a mention of a watermill on the site used by monks in a 14c document. The chateau has been in my family Bernardy de Sigoyer for 150 years.
And your personal history?
I’ve followed my father, my grandfather, my great grandfather and my great great grandfather in having the good fortune to look after the chateau. We seek to harmonise nature and agriculture, balancing technique and taste to produce wines that suit customers palates. I love to watch my children growing up in the countryside and we often welcome groups of youngsters to the property to enjoy the freedom of the grounds.