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A very special orange-red Virginia flake, tinned in 1995 released in 2000.

Blended ByMcClelland Tobacco Company
Manufactured ByMcClelland Tobacco Company
Blend TypeStraight Virginia
Packaging100 gram tin
ProductionNo longer in production
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JimInks Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
JimInks (2158)
Medium None Detected Medium Very Pleasant

The orange and red Virginias work together in harmony to create a mildly creamy, very smooth, consistent taste from start to finish. While not a complex flake by any means, the flavors include a fair amount of tangy ripe dark fruit earthiness with a little citrus and grass, and a minor spice note. The familiar McClelland “vinegar” smell barely translates to the taste. The nic-hit is mild. The flakes are easy to break part and a little moist, and though I didn’t dry them, you might prefer a light dry time. Burns cool and clean with no weak or harsh spots. No chance of bite even if you puff hard, though I recommend a moderate cadence. Requires a few relights, and leaves little moisture in the bowl. The tangy after taste pleasantly lingers a little. An easy going all day smoke.

4 people found this review helpful.

Pipestud Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Pipestud (1825)
Medium None Detected Medium Pleasant

Many old timers (and unfortunately, I guess I am one), say that Millennium was one of the finest and naturally ripe and sweet Virginia tobaccos ever produced. Similar to McClelland's 5100 in the flavor department but with more depth, and similar to McCranie's original '83 and then 2000 crop Red Ribbon with a little more strength. Indeed, a fine and classic Virginia.


1 person found this review helpful.

RMP Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
RMP (7)
Medium None Detected Full Pleasant

It's hard to add anything to the previous review; this tobacco is simply astounding, one of the best orange Va's ever. Bob and PCCA, in combination with McClelland, produced many of the finest Virginia blends. If the production had been higher, I'm sure that PCCA blends would have the highest overall 4-star ratings. I give this one a 5-star rating!!

1 person found this review helpful.