The red grape variety (also called Koriostaphylo) comes from Greece, The parentage is unknown. It will be in the Aegean West of Samos grown on the island of Ikería. There it is blended with the variety Fokiano used. In 2010, however, no stock was shown (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012