This is a Greek white wine variety from the Ionian islands. Mainly grown on the island of Kefalonia, but occurs sporadically in other islands of the Ionian Sea and in parts of western Greece. Kefalonia is grown in areas reach approximately 3200 acres at an altitude ranging between 250 and 800 meters.
It is a variety of lively and productive. Formed a cup shape or ligneous Royat education and accepts short pruning. Produces an average of two grapes per fruit stems which are usually in the fourth and fifth node. Is sensitive to anthorroia why it needs attention in its viticultural techniques.
Highly susceptible to mildew and botrytis, and is moderately resistant to downy mildew. It is also resistant to drought and therefore well placed to exploit poor, dry and stony soils.
The grapes are medium-sized cylindrical shape.The berries are of medium size, spherical shape. The bark is greenish color, the skin is thin and the flesh is soft, colorless and juicy, fine pleasant aroma.
Robola is one of the finest varieties Greek for producing dry whites wines. These wines are usually high-level, have good acidity, subtle and full of flavor with the characteristic aroma of the variety. From that produced the white dry wine Appellation of Origin of Superior Quality (OPAP) "Rombola Cephalonia.
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