Grape ''Liatiko'' is a red variety growth in Heraklion, Rethimno and Chania prefecture, and sporadically the South of Cyclades and Kefalonia. It is vigorus, rich, very prodactive midding durable in drought with more disease, exeption downy mildew and sensitive in sour rot, curly leaves and infectious degeneration. Prefer for coltivation, deep soils,heavily. It is starting growth at the middle of March and mature at the second week of the August.
* "Wine varieties of the Greek vineyard" Spinthiropoulou Char., Ed. Olice Press