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