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Yuletide Virginia cavendish with flavors of plum pudding. Only available once a year!

BrandPeretti
Blended ByL.J. Peretti
Manufactured ByL.J. Peretti
Blend TypeCavendish Based
ContentsCavendish, Virginia
FlavoringNone
CutShag
PackagingBulk
CountryUS
ProductionCurrently available
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Strength
Very Mild, Mild to Medium, Medium
Flavoring
Medium to Strong
Taste
Very Mild, Mild to Medium, Medium to Full
Room Note
Very Pleasant
3.3
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Increditor Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Increditor (2)
★★★☆
Mild to Medium Medium to Strong Mild to Medium Very Pleasant

I am not terribly fond of aromatics but this is a good one. It’s similar in composition to Lane 1-Q but with a sweeter casing. It’s an aromatic mixture so it lacks the depth and richness of a Virginia flake, English or hearty burley blend. But it has a rich plum pudding flavor and aroma with some vanilla custard notes. I bought an 8 oz tin and though I’m not a great fan of standard aromatics, I’ll be smoking all of this. I’d give this a 3.5 star/B+ rating for my preferences but it is a very good American style aromatic.

Pipe Used: IMP meerschaum, Comoy Guildhall

Age When Smoked: Fresh

Purchased From: L.J. Peretti

4 people found this review helpful.

ScottR99 Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
ScottR99 (14)
★★★★
Medium Medium to Strong Medium to Full Very Pleasant

I just ordered my second 8 oz tin of this stuff, and not because I enjoy aromatics but rather enjoy it as a high quality tobacco. It is very good on its own, but in addition to smoking it alone I have been mixing some of mine with either 101 or 1072, and it's outstanding.

Pipe Used: GBD Tanzanian Meerschaum

Age When Smoked: Days/Weeks

Purchased From: LJ Peretti Online Store

3 people found this review helpful.

riobrew Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
riobrew (54)
★★★☆
Very Mild Mild Very Mild Pleasant

Well I had this blend today. I've moved on from aromatic blends years ago. When I found English, VaPer, and now my beloved Burleys I never looked back. A few over the pass couple of years have peeked my interest. Peretti is a master at whatever they do. So I tried their Yuletide for the first time this year. Glad I did and glad I got the 8 oz tin. Virginia Cavendish with flavors of Plum Pudding. Not over done. They used top quality leaf. Very Mild strength and nice room notes. I liked it for a change of pace.

Pipe Used: Buckeye/Scott's pipe

Age When Smoked: New

Purchased From: LJ Peretti

2 people found this review helpful.