The white grape variety comes from Greece. Synonyms are Koutsoubeli, Koutsoumbeli, Koutsoumbeli Aspro, Koutsoumbeli Kokkino, Koutsoumbeli Lefko, Koutsoumpeli, Koutsoumpeli Kokkino, Koutsoumpeli Lefko and Koytsoypeli. There are two colour varieties with white (Aspro, Beli, Lefko) and pink (Kokkino) berries. According to DNA analysis, she is a parent of the Zakynthino variety. The late ripening vine is resistant to drought and downy mildew. It is mainly cultivated on the island of Zakynthos and in the north-western Peloponnese. However, no stocks were recorded in 2010 (Kym Anderson).
Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012