Château Loupiac-Gaudiet

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It is the 18th century when the shipowner Jean Belso made build the castle of Loupiac of the dimension of his boat, to make his holiday home.

In 1919, the grandfather of Marc Ducau, already owner of the castle Pontac to Loupiac, buys the castle Loupiac, renamed Loupiac-Gaudiet, Gaudiet being the name of the plot of land of the vine behind the castle.

In 1964, Marc Ducau takes back the estate. His nephew Daniel Sanfourche comes to assist him in 1986, joins by his wife in 1991. Daniel is a manager of the estate since 1995 and was joined by his son Nicolas in 2014.

The vineyard is located on hillsides, overhanging the Garonne.

The middle-aged vineyard of 40 years extends over a 28 hectare surface. The semillon dominates the grape varieties in 90 %, completed by 10 % of sauvignon.

Thanks to the particular climate of our region, with morning mists and the sunny afternoons of the autumn, that Botrytis Cinerea develops.


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  • We ought to banish preconceived notions in all areas of life, especially wine. You’ve probably heard a lot about how Bordeaux’s late harvest wines should be consumed. I implore you to throw it all out the window, and listen here to the learnings of our most recent tasting. Renowned Master of Wine Mary Gorman-McAdams walked us through a selection... Read More

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  • I have had a bottle of Chateau Loupiac Gaudiet 2004 from that appellation and wrote a review on Snooth. Loupiac is an AOC for sweet desert wines very similar to Sauternes except on the other side of the river and tending to be better value for money  Read More

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  • Currently drinking a 'Fat Bird' Sauvignon Blanc which is delicious but last night I  was up in Sale and first time in ages had a dessert wine which was gorgeous but I cannot for the life of me remember it's name other than 'Loupiac'.  I just wondered if any one knows the dessert wine and if so do they know where I can buy it. Help greatly apprec... Read More

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  • In past posts here on the Forum I have confessed that I regularly drink inexpensive wines.  In fact, I have been doing less of that, lately, but last night I picked one out of the rack that, pretty much, blew me away;  Epicuro 2009 Salice Salentino -- US$4.99 at Trader Joe's.This wine is a blend of Negroamaro (80%) and Malvasia Nera (20%) grapes... Read More

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  • Chateau de Myrat Sauternes Grand Cru Classe En 1855 1996


    I bought this bottle of wine from the website for £20 a while ago but this past weekend I took it with me when my sister invited me to dinner as Sauternes is her favourite wine.Chateau de Myrat has an ineresting history It is still owned and run by the Pontac family who are also associated with several oth... Read More

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  • Château Loupiac-Gaudiet Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Loupiac 2003


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  • Château Loupiac-Gaudiet Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Loupiac 2004


    I bought this on for five pounds earlier this year and I drank it this week.The Chateau itself dates from the 15th century and is in the village of Loupiac near the Garonne river and close to the more famous Sauternes Appellation.It has been owned and run by the Ducau family since 1920.The grapes are a traditional blend of 8... Read More

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  •  Hello all!I am proud to be a wine lover, but an amateur at best. To improve my knowledge I have been studying (God bless my university's library!) as much as I can about regions, varietals, etc. through books and whatnot. Recently, I came across a sub-region in the Bordeaux appellation called Sauternes. The way my book (Zraly's wine course...) ... Read More

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  • I inherited this bottle recently. It hasn't been properly stored and I doubt its any good still, but do you think it has any value? Should I even bother storing it now?I also have a 1979 Chateau du Coteau Loupiac. Read More

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  • Château Loupiac-Gaudiet Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Loupiac 2003


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