A premium wood revered for centuries, cherry’s natural color ranges from vanilla white to deep red. Stain unifies these tones. Cherry Select is hand chosen for an even more refined look. Character Cherry has a rustic look with knots, mineral streaks, and pitch pockets.┬áRaw cherry pieces can have a color variation from nearly white to red. Stains help in blending these variations, but in lighter colors the variation remains obvious. Pin knots and pitch pockets are common cherry characteristics that cannot be entirely eliminated when selecting wood for cabinetry, and contribute to cherry’s beauty.