The RC 212 yeast strain is recommended for red varieties where full extraction is desired. Lighter red varieties also benefit from the improved extraction while color stability is maintained throughout fermentation and aging. Aromas of ripe berry and fruit are emphasized while respecting pepper and spicy notes. It is a low-foaming, moderate-speed fermenter, with an optimum fermentation temperature range.
Ideal Temp Range: 68-86F (20-30C) | Alcohol Tolerance: 16% | Flocculation: Low