The red variety comes from Greece, Synonyms are Vafissa, Vaphtra, Vapsa, Vautra and Vavtra. The parentage is unknown. It produces dark colored red wines and is mainly as teinturier (Dye grape) used. The variety is on Antiparos, a secondary island of Paros cultured. In 2010, however, no stock was reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).