A moderate speed, low foaming fermenter ideal for full bodied red wines. Promotes color and tannin stabilization for lighter reds throughout fermentation and aging. It is used for reds where full extraction is desired. Emphasizes fruit and spice notes, accentuates character in red grapes. It is the classic strain for Pinot Noir. Full bodied reds. 59-86° F (15-30° C) 12-14% alcohol tolerance.