The white grape variety comes from Greece; Synonyms are Platania and Platanos. According to carried out in 2011 DNA analysis there are close relationships with the varieties Katsano and Assyrtiko, The early ripening, productive vine is susceptible to Botrytis, The parentage is unknown. It produces white wines with aromas of lemons and oranges. The variety is on the Cyclades (especially Santorini ) and up Crete grown. In 2010, however, no stock was shown (Kym Anderson ).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012