|Reviewed By||Date||Rating||Strength||Flavoring||Taste||Room Note|
|JimInks (2151)||Medium||None Detected||Medium to Full||Pleasant to Tolerable|
The Virginias provide some grass and citrus, a little wood, and dark fruit as the base of the blend, but takes a back seat to the other components. The smoky, woody, musty, earthy, sweet Cyprian latakia takes the lead. The very peppery, raisiny, plummy, mildly stewed fruity, tongue tingly perique is a supporting player. The strength is medium and taste level is just past that level chiefly due to the amount of the strong perique. The nic-hit is just past the center of mild to medium. Won’t bite, but needs to be sipped a little as the savory pepper is potent. Burns clean, and slightly warm at a reasonable pace with a mostly consistent, rich flavor. Leaves little dampness in the bowl, and requires an average number of relights. The after taste lingers a bit. Not an all day smoke.
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