McClelland Yenidje Supreme


McClelland Yenidje Supreme
 
Country of Origin
United States
Cut
Course Cut
Style
Non-Aromatic
Strength
Medium
Components
Oriental
 
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Oriental tobacco cultivation began in the 1600s around the villages of Yenidje and Kirdzhali after Venetian and Genoese traders introduced tobacco smoking to the area in the 1500s. The classic Basma seed introduced there over 300 years ago is believed to derive from an ancient Venezuelan variety of Nicotiana Tobacum named Barinas.The very finest Xanthi still comes from the original Yenidje (Genesaia) area of Western Thrace, just north of the modern town of Xanthi. It is the Xanthi-Yaka-Basma and the Xanthi-Djebel-Basma that comprise the legendary Yenidje leaf which is thin, full-bodied, flexible with fine veins. Full of oils, the best leaves are quite small, yellow to brown in color, with a pleasant, delicate aroma, and sweet, mild, fresh flavor.

Taste this blend and discover why this particular classic Xanthi (the Yenidje of old) with its refreshing sweetness is known as "The Queen of Tobaccos."



50g.