The winery is located in Sauterne
in the same area (Bordeaux). The origin lies in a winery called Château Lamothe d'Assault. The property, renamed Château Lamothe in 1814, became property of the Baptiste family. It was at the Bordeaux Classification
classified in 1855 as "Deuxième Cru Classé" (Sauternes). Due to family conflicts it disintegrated into several parts, the two wineries described in the following kept but also after the division this rank. One part was bought by Charles-Joseph Bergey. He acquired Armandt Bastit-Saint-Martin in 1958 and named it Château Lamothe. He sold part of it to the Despujols family in 1961, which was the birth of the Château Lamothe Despujols
, The remaining part was now called Château Lamothe-Bergey, who in 1981 went to the Guignard family and got the present name. As a result, the vineyards were replanted and made renovations. Today the estate is owned by Philippe and Jacques Guignard. The vineyards cover 17 hectares of vines with the varieties Sémillon (90%), Sauvignon Blanc (5%) and Muscadelle (5%). The long-lasting noble sweet wine is aged for 15 months in 25% new oak barrels.