Chateau Bernadotte takes its name from a previous owner, Marshal Bernadotte, who had connections to royalty. Marshal Bernadotte was appointed the Sovereign Prince by Napoleon I. In December 2012, Chateau Bernadotte was sold to the King Power Group. The 35 hectare Left Bank vineyard of Chateau Bernadotte has a terroir of gravel and sand with some clay in the soil. On average, the vines are 25 years of age.