The white grape comes from Greece, as the origin of the region Izmir in the Turkey supposed. Synonyms are Bantiki, Dembatiki, Deve Baliki, Dimbatiki, Dimi Batiki and Timbi Batiki. The early to mid-season, high yielding vine is prone to both mildews and Botrytis, but resistant to drought, It produces low-alcohol and low-acid, slightly aromatic white wines, mainly used as a blend for resinated wines such as Retsina be used. She is also called table grape used. The variety is in the regions Thessaly. Macedonia and Thrace grown. In 2010, however, no stocks were reported (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012