Tobacco brands. Part 2
Danish Cavendish is mixture of different tobacco leafs, such as Burley, Virginia and Maryland that were pressed in bricks for ageing. Any tobacco that meets these requirements is named Cavendish. Cavendish bricks are cut in small cubes but cubes in turn are cut on thick and thin flakes.
Black Cavendish is more dries version of common tobaccos Burley from Tennessee and Kentucky and also some sorts of dark tobaccos of air drying from Central Virginia. Such tobaccos are often aromatized with different impregnations and herbs.
This is the most famous tobacco in the world. From all tobaccos that are manufactured in the world Virginia takes 70%. The name of this sort is originated from name of former Britain colony "Virginia" that was founded by Sir Walter Raleigh and named in such a way after queen of England Elizabeth I. At present moment tobacco of this trademark is grown not only in Virginia State but also in other parts of America, Asia, Africa, South America and Europe. Virginia tobaccos are characterized with high percent of sugar content and are often used as base of some blend but they are perfect smoked in pure form. They have delicate sweetish flavor that is pleasant to feel.
Tobacco Latakia, named after small Syrian seaport, is grown mainly in Turkey and Northern Cyprus. This sort is dried on the sun and as result it acquires special pleasant aroma.
Previously Perik was used as semi-finished product for snuff tobacco, but at present moment Perik is used in blends in very small quantities for giving them special delicate taste. After gathering this tobacco is quickly dried out and than aged about 8-10 months in big oak casks with prune juice, spices and fruit pulp. As result comes out blue-black aromatic tobacco.
These tobaccos, in spite of their names, mainly grow in Greece. They have very pleasant aroma, but for different reasons very seldom are used in pipe tobaccos, only in exotic blends.
Oriental tobaccos grow in Syria, Greece, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Albania, and Romania and even on South of Russia, also partially in Italy, Lebanon, Iran and Israel. The main specialty of this sort are small oval leafs of pale-yellow color with sweet aromatic taste. These tobaccos are not so widespread in the world and not so popular.