If you enjoy a natural blend that is also subtly aromatic, then Ashton Winding road is the pipe tobacco for you. Winding Road is is a mellow mixture that stands between aromatic and English style blends. The mixture consists of Bright Virginias tempered with mellower brown Virginias, with a touch of black Cavendish for piquancy, finished with subtle notes of creamy caramel and apricot for a delicate taste and fragrance. Its room note is very pleasant and won't run people off - perfect for an everyday natural smoke - and an ideal addition to your tobacco cellar.
Black Cavendish, Virginia
STRENGTH: the overall strength of the tobacco. This includes the strength of its taste and its nicotine content.
FLAVORING: primarily for aromatic blends, this refers to the "topping" but sometimes also to the "casing" added to the tobacco. This will account for detectable flavors like cherry or chocolate.
TASTE: although a wholly subjective measure, it is one of the most important in that it measures how tasty smokers find the blend. Like food, some dishes are tastier than others.
Room Note i
ROOM NOTE: a measure of the ambient scent/smell a blend puts out for those around the smoker. Basically, how strong does it smell, and how pleasant do those around you find that smell. The stronger, generally the less pleasant. You can also call this the "wife rating."