Spergola is a white wine grape native to Italy. It is also called Spergolina or Spargolina.

Where grown: Emilia-Romagna: A rare variety today, it is grown around the towns of Scandiano and Albinea near Reggio Emilia. The monovarietal wines are allowed in the DOC Colli di Scandiano and Canossa Spergola. Given its natural acidity, the Spergola is also produced as a sparkling and as a sweet (air-dried) wine.

Viticulture: Medium sized bunches, with medium-small berries. Quite high vigor; medi- um-high and regular productivity; average resistance to diseases.

Wine style: Bright floral aromas (white flowers, acacia, white buttercups, jasmine). Flavours of ripe citrus and both green- and yellow-apple. Fresh, light, high-acid palate.

Bibliography

Italian Wine Unplugged (Positive Press, 2017), p.208