What can I say about this blend?
It’s an aromatic tobacco that consists of a variety of Virginias, sweet black Cavendish and burley that is topped with orange, vanilla and honey flavorings.
Enjoyed this one in my Peterson Killarney Rhodesian (#999)
The first thing one notices is the aroma from the tin. It is wonderfully delightful. It packed well and lit easy. The second thing is the room note (the way it smells to others in the room…). According to the gentlemen sitting next to me smoking cigars, it is very pleasant. It is not offensive at all. As for the taste, the sweetness of the Cavendish is present but not overpowering. It is however not for beginners. The tongue bite on this one is strong if one is not too careful. It requires a slow draw and infrequent puffs, making you take your time and enjoy it. I can taste a hint of the orange and the vanilla of course and the honey as well, which is the flavor one is left with at the end of the puff.
It is slightly creamy (vanilla, I presume) and with the citrus flavor, it lends itself to being more of a summer smoke I would think.
In fact, when I sit back and enjoy it, I can see myself sitting on a breezy, sunny, palm-laden, white sandy beach with a chilled Tom Collins within reach. It is a beautiful, light and airy smoke that would also be good when paired with a light coffee for the mornings or mid afternoons.