Recently, the remains of a 6000 year old winery were found in an Armenian cave. By today's standards, this would make Armenia the cradle of viticulture. The Yacoubian family is committed to the ancient tradition of their country and has enlisted the help of prominent figures - Paul Hobbs, oenologist and terroir expert par excellence.
Together, vines were planted in the Vayats Dzor region, on deep and mineral-rich soils. Volcanic basalt, tuff and limestone are the dominant components. Vinified is the old, autochthonous grape variety Areni, which is characterised by thick skin and high resistance to the hot days and cool nights at the high altitudes of Ararat.