The red variety comes from Georgia, Synonyms are Aladastouri, Anadassaouli, Anadassaouli Femelle, Anadassaouli Male and Anadastouri. The parentage is unknown. The late-ripening, high-yielding vine is prone to real mildew, It produces alcoholic reds of moderate color power, often as Rose get extended. The variety is cultivated mainly in the central west in the region of Imeretia, where it is mainly used as a blend, but also unmixed is used. The acreage in 2010 was 59 hectares with an upward trend; Ten years earlier, 46 hectares (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012