The white grape variety comes from the Turkey
, Due to not yet done DNA analysis
the identity or descent could not be clarified (as of 2013). The late-ripening, low-yielding vine has berries with a high proportion of catechin
, It produces acidic, mineral
White wines with aromas of herbs and citrus. The rare variety is cultivated in the south of Thrace on the north coast of the Sea of Marmara.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012