Loupiac AOC is an appellation for sweet white wines made from Sémillon and Sauvignon grown in the eponymously named commune on the right bank of the Bordeaux region. Records of winemaking here date to the 13th-century. The AOC was granted in 1936.
Terroir: Loupiac lies on the right bank of the Garonne, with neighbours Cadillac AOC to the north-north east and Sainte-Croix du Mont AOC to the south south-east. It overlooks the Garonne river to the south-west, on the other side of which lie Cérons, Barsac and Sauternes, sweet white wine AOCs all. Clay limestone soils.
Vineyard area & wine production: 2002 13,167hl from 404ha (Guide Hachette des Vins 2004, p.399). | 2012 344 ha (850 acres) in production (Oxford Companion to Wine 2012).