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The white grape variety comes from Greece, Synonyms are Aspropotamisio, Aspropotamissi, Potamisi, Potamisiès, 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-ripening, productive vine is susceptible to Verrieseln, It produces rather simple, alcoholic and acidic white wines with sometimes a slight taste of tannins. These are used only as waste. 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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