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The white grape comes from Greece, Synonyms are Aspropotamisio, Aspropotamissi, Potamisi, Potamisis, Potamisio, Potamisio Lefko and Potamissio Lefko. at DNA analysis has a suspected relationship to the variety Early Muscat not confirmed. Whether a connection to the red variety Potamissi Mavro is not known. The medium-maturing, high-yielding vine is prone to Verrieseln, It produces rather simple, alcoholic and acidic white wines with sometimes a light tannin taste. These are used exclusively as a blend. The variety is on the Cyclades in the Aegean grown, especially on the island Santorini, as well as on the Ionian island Kythera.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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