Rattrays Hal O The Wynd

Rattray’s Hal O’ The Wynd

Rattray’s Hal O’ The Wynd is another fine Virginia/Perique (VaPer) combination that has beautiful tin notes of sweet fig with slight sour and tangy undertones reminiscent of apricot and stewed fruit. There is also a hint of prune. This pipe tobacco is a little moist from the tin so may need a little drying time, […]

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The Rattray’s Trinity

I thought I would write a brief article comparing the three great Virginia/Perique offerings from Rattray’s. Of course this is personal taste but the reader may find it useful when comparing. Old Gowrie Old Gowrie for me is the sweetest of the three as well as the lightest and is my personal favourite. The perique […]

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Rattrays Black Virginia

Rattray’s Black Virginia

This coal-black Virginia Cavendish from Rattray is an extremely mild pipe tobacco in all aspects. The nicotine content is very low and the sweetness from the Virginias seems to be very subtle. The tin note at first reminded me of a very subtle, dark cherry. It certainly also has a hint of black tea and […]

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