Canus Srl - Società Agricola

VITICULTURIST IN GRAMOGLIANO

Canus is a small wine producer based in the Gramogliano hills, in the district of DOC Friuli Colli Orientali. With the river Judrio to the east, and breathtaking views on the Italian-Slovenian hills, ours is a small family business celebrating tradition, terroir and territory, all washed down with a little of Friulan know-how.

CANUS LAND

Our Land:

A NATURAL PREDISPOSITION

Once covered in sea, our soil – the so-called Ponca, with its alternate layers of Eocene marls and sandstone – is perfect for making wine. And whilst the Julian Alps and Prealps to the east protect our vineyard from the cold northern currents, our proximity to the Adriatic sea means our vineyard gets constant beneficial ventilation.

Corno di Rosazzo, Italy

45°59'56" N, 13°27'33" E

ALTITUDE:

88m

TOTAL AREA:

15ha

CULTIVATED AREA:

11ha

CANUS LAND

Our Vocation:

THE WISDOM OF WINE

We weren’t here first, of course. There have been vineyards like ours since ancient times in this vine-loving region.

The great Roman historian, Titus Livius, born in nearby Padua, wrote one of the first documents on the art of local wine-making. There’s history in these hills.

No wonder, then, we are called Canus. From the Latin for grey hair and old age, the word alludes to wisdom, and all the benefits of ageing. Ours is a small family business that celebrates tradition, terroir and territory, all washed down with a handful of Friulian know-how.

Our Production:

HANDLING WITH CARE

Here at Canus we celebrate and utilise the inherent qualities of Friuli, favouring the cultivation of native vines such as Friulano, Ribolla and Pignolo, without neglecting more international ones like Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay and Merlot.

Our wines are full-bodied and with a relatively high alcohol content. The vines are trained by the Guyot and Spurred cordon systems, with a planting density of 5-6,000 plants per hectare. Our grapes are hand-picked into crates and carefully selected. The pressing of the grapes is soft and gentle. The vinification, customised for each variety, is closely monitored, and the fermentation is thermoregulated accordingly. Our wines age both in steel tanks and wood barrels. The reds, on account of their unique structure, get refined in oak barrels and tonneaux for long periods of time, up to 3 to 4 years.

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OUR WINE SELECTION

Some of our labels are delicate and ethereal (like our Pinot Grigio) some are exuberant and rustic (see our Refosco Dal Peduncolo Rosso). Whatever you are looking for, we have a wine for every taste, and we look forward to sending you your first bottles.

BROWSE OUR WINES

Tastings

FANCY A SIP?

Nothing beats tasting the wine direct at the vineyard.
Book a tour and a wine tasting and we’ll welcome you with open arms (and a bottle or two).

GET IN TOUCH

Have a question?
Feel free to reach us at the details below.
We’ll be happy to help.

CANUS SRL SOCIETÀ AGRICOLA

Via Gramogliano 21,
33040 Corno di Rosazzo, Udine, Italia
PI/CF: 01305800300

E: info@canus.it
PEC: canus@lamiapec.it
T. +39 0432 759 427 | F. +39 0432 753907

CONTACT US

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