The red variety comes from Greece, Synonyms are Krasata and Krasato. The parentage is unknown. The late-ripening, high-yielding vine is prone to real mildew, It produces spicy, alcohol-rich red wines with moderate tannin and acidity. The variety is in the region Thessaly at the foot of Olympus, where they are with the varieties Stavroto and Xinomavro in POP red wine Rapsani is admitted, 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