The red grape variety comes from Greece, Synonyms are Gyftokoritho, Gyphtokoritho, Kaltsakouli, Kaltzakouli, Kartsakouli, Katskouli, Katsacoulias and Katsakoulia. The medium to late ripening, productive vine is sensitive to drought or drought, It produces acidic red wines. The variety is mainly on the island Zakynthos and in small quantities Peloponnese grown and with the varieties Avgoustiatis and Skylopnichtis blended into red and rose wines. A white-berry variety is said to exist on the island of Evia in Central Greece (Pierre Galet ). In 2010, however, no stocks were shown (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012