A hard to find red variety, mainly cultivated in Thessaly in the areas of Karditsa and Tyrnavos. It gives special, delicate, red wines, with dark red fruit aromas on the nose, but also characters of minerals, spices and herbs. It has a rich tannic content, which gives nerve and personality, but not aggressivnes or richnes. Has strong acidity and high alcohol. It is from the wines that age well and it is a promising variety.