The white grape variety comes from the island Crete
). Synonyms are Dafnia, Daphni and Daphnia. It should not be confused with the no longer cultured variety Daphnato (Daphnata). The very late ripening vine is generally very resistant to vine diseases. It produces white wines with 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