The white grape variety comes from Greece, Synonyms are Gaidouricha, Gaidouriha, Gaydura (Turkey) and Guydourina. According to in 2011 DNA analysis there is one Parent-offspring relationship with the variety Assyrtiko, The early ripening, low-yielding vine is relatively resistant to vine diseases. It produces aromatic white wines with moderate acidity and a light tannin taste. The variety comes from the Cyclades where they are in small quantities Santorini is grown. There are also stocks in the province of Urla near the coast in the far west of the Turkey, No inventory was recorded in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012