The white grape comes from the island Crete
). Synonyms are Dafnia, Daphni and Daphnia. It should not be confused with the no longer cultivated variety Daphnato (Daphnata). The vine, which ripens very late, is generally very resistant to vine diseases. It produces white wines with a moderate alcohol content and aromas of rosemary, tropical fruits and ginger. The variety is grown exclusively in the center of the island of Crete on 15 hectares of vineyards.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012