Lefkada is a red variety, brought to the island in the Byzantine era, mostly found in the Paphos area (Stroumbi, Polemi) and in the wine villages of Malia and Omodos. If one were to apply strictly the term “indigenous” then this grape would fail to be included among the native varieties. The Lefkada grapes, when adequately matured, produce wines that are quite astringent, with intense colour and a distinctive, fairly strong aroma.