Also known as: Sefko, Mavrouti, Mavroudi, Chondromavro, Nicheftka
A red variety of Bulgarian origin, cultivated sporadically throughout Macedonia and Thrace from the beginning of the century. It ripens in early to mid September.
The Sefka yields wines that are poor in colour, have average alcoholic strength and medium to low acidity.
[Text and photos taken from the book 'Wine-producing varieties of the Greek vineyard' by Haroula Spinthiropoulou - Olive Press Publications, 2000 (in Greek)]