Domaine de la Bergerie has been a family estate since 1961, first purchased by Marie-Scholastique Horeau and eventually passed down to her grandson, Yves Guégniard, with his wife, Marie-Annick. A family affair, in 2018, Yves passed the reins to their daughters Anne and Marie.
From from south-southeast-facing parcels in Coteaux du Layon's 1er Cru Chaume and Quarts de Chaume Grand Cru. Instead of using the grapes to make sweet wines, they are harvested at maturity, without botrytis. Sinc the wine is vinified dry, it must be classified as Anjou Blanc. The average age of the vines is 50+ years. Ground coverage alternates yearly between grass and herbs every other row for the health of the vines and nutrients.