The red grape variety comes from Greece, According to the year 2000 DNA analysis there is a genetic relationship with the two varieties Goustolidi and Robola, The parentage is unknown. The medium-maturing vine produces spicy red wines, which mostly serve as a blend. She will be on the two Ionian Islands Ithaca and Kefallonia grown. In 2010, however, no stocks were shown (Kym Anderson ). There is also a white one mutation called Theiako (also Thiakon) on the island of Lefkada.
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012