G.L. Pease makes some of the best blends on the market today, with many of them becoming modern classics. I can't carry them all, but I've decided to add these three perennial favorites to The Pipe Nook stable: Cairo, Haddo's Delight, and Westminster!
First, Cairo is a wonderfully complex mixture of red, orange and bright Virginia tobaccos, exotic Oriental leaf, and just a whisper of Perique. The flavor is naturally sweet, slightly nutty, delicately spicy and rich. Subtle citrus-like notes harmoniously support the more robust flavors of the darker Virginias. Cairo is a medium bodied but very satisfying tobacco with a delicate aroma that will be enjoyed by Virginia lovers and the connoisseur of oriental mixtures alike. Part of the Original Mixtures series.
Next, Haddo's Delight is a stout blend of several Virginia tobaccos with a generous measure of long-cut perique. Unflavored Green River black Cavendish and a little air-cured white burley ribbon provide fullness, body, and a bit of extra strength. Finally, an exclusive process darkens and marries the mixture. The flavor is full on the palate, earthy, slightly sweet and intriguingly piquant, with overtones of figs and raisins. A wonderful blend for the perique lover! Part of the Original Mixtures series.
And finally, Westminster is the very essence of the traditional English mixture; rich, elegant, refined and exquisitely balanced. New World Red Virginias are enhanced with a gentle caress of bright leaf, then lavishly seasoned with rich Oriental tobaccos and generous measures of noble Cyprus mountain Latakia. Westminster is a satisfying blend, presenting layers of flavor to delight the senses and develop in the bowl. A perfect everyday English mixture! Part of the Heirloom series.
I hope you'll find a new favorite among these blends! In addition, if you ever wish to purchase an 8oz or even 16oz tin of these or any other GL Pease blends, whether I typically stock them or not, just send me a message. I'm always happy to create special orders for your personal favorites of anything within the pipe and tobacco brands that I carry!
And don't hesitate to send me any questions you may have. I'm here to help however I can!
Keep 'em lit,
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