The red grape variety comes from Greece, Synonyms are Krasata and Krasato. The parentage is unknown. The late ripening, productive vine is susceptible to real ones mildew, It produces spicy, alcohol-rich red wines with moderate tannins and acidity. The variety is grown in the region Thessaly at the foot of Mount Olympus, where they are with the varieties Stavroto and Xinomavro in POP red wine Rapsani is permitted, as well as in Macedonia grown. The acreage in 2010 was 52 hectares (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012