14th 16th century - Bourdieux precursors of chateau
After draining the alluvial zones, vast fertile spaces allow the polyculture including the vine. In XVI, winepress improve a lot famous
16th century - chapel of sainte barbe
She was a stage of an annual procession on the Garonne as patroness of the Gabariers. It is surely at the origin of the name of the place said.
1760 / 1777 - chartreuse construction
The Lynch family ordered the construction of a chartreuse to architect Victor Louis (architect of the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux).
It is built above the existing cellars on the ground floor where the wine barrels are stored.
18th 19th century - terroir from montferrand
Château Sainte Barbe is an integral part of "Les Palus de Montferrand", testifying to the growth and quality of wines. Its wines are renowned for being excellent cargo wines.
1863 - THE PHYLLOXERA EPIDEMIC
The epidemic appears and destroys a large part of the vineyards of Bordeaux. But Château Sainte Barbe finds a solution to the problem. Its situation at the edge of the river allows it to flood the vineyards 4 to 6 weeks each winter and to avoid the epidemic.
1886 - CREATION OF THE CHARTREUSE
This Médoc type vat (already gravity) is integrated into existing buildings. The techniques used then, are new plebiscites nowadays.
1996 - A HISTORICAL MONUMENT
The chartreuse, its outbuildings and the rose garden are listed in the supplementary inventory of historic monuments.