Domaine Avetissyan is a family-owned winery. Avetissyan family is the first who started to craft wines from a rare Khndoghni grape varietal. It is still unknown to the world indigenous vine that grows in abundance only in Artsakh. Due to its complex taste it is a very difficult variety to work with and only Domain Avetissyan with their passion and care managed to tame this wild beast. The key to Avetissyans family success is the ultimate devotion to the whole wine-making process. Having strong wine-crafting experience they surround each drop of wine that is born at their winery with an infinite care and meticulous control. The results are astonishing: appraised by many international sommeliers Kataro wines conquer hearts once and forever.
Domaine Avetissyan cultivates own vineyards of 11 hectars of Khndoghni and 2 hectars of Syrah grape varietals; average age of the vine is 20 years. Domaine Aveitsysan's vineyards are located at an elevation of 600-700 meters above the sea level. Mild winters and sunny summers contribute to harmonious ripening of the grapes, pure ecosphere gives the intensive and clearly distinctive taste. Hand-harvesting and sorting allows to follow the ancient wine-making traditions, while smartly combining them with the latest winemaking technologies.