The white grape variety comes from Greece, possibly from the island Santorini, Synonyms are Adani, Aedano Leyko, Aïdani Blanc, Aïdani Lefko, Aspaedano, Aspraïdano and Moschïdano. It is believed that the variety (among many others) is famous for the production Malvasia wines was used by the historic Greek port as early as the 13th century Monemvasia were shipped or exported from. There is no genetic evidence for a suspected Turkish ancestry. According to in 2007 DNA analysis The red variety Aïdani Mavro is not, as long suspected, an independent variety, but a colored one mutation by Aïdani Aspro (or vice versa).
The late-ripening vine is susceptible to the wrong and the real mildew but resistant to drought, It produces a white wine with a low acidity and alcohol content and aromas of tropical fruits. The variety is on the Cyclades grown where they are blended from Assyrtiko and Athiri Aspro in the white wines of Paros and Santorini is used. Here are the vines ungrafted planted and in the traditional upbringing Kouloura behaved. The shoots are woven circular in the form of a nest to protect the fruit from the wind. In 2010, however, no stock was shown (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012