The producers - small is
300 domains produce Châteauneuf du Pape wines.
7 % of the wine production is produced in a
wine coop cellar, the rest of the production is produced in private cellars.
- 55 % of
wine-estates sell their production in bottles totally.
- 20 % of
wine-estates sell their production by means of wine merchants totally.
- 25 % of domains make a mixed marketing : in bottles and in bulk (sale to wine
merchants - negociants).
Source for these figures: http://www.chateauneuf.com/index_pro.html
The coop cellar:
Only one coop cellar
exists in Chateauneuf du Pape, Cellier des Princess in Courthezon. The wines
produced here are certainly not the most exiting
wines from the appellation and the importance of this cellar will probably
decrease over the coming years.
Some coop cellars in nearby communes also produce a small amount of Chateauneuf