Exceptionally rare, 100% genuine whole leaf Saint James perique tobacco. Grown and cured by a small farm in rural Saint James Parish that has been producing high quality barrel-cured perique tobacco for generations.
Our Smooth Brightleaf Virginia Flue Cured Tobacco is a slightly smoother, fuller tasting leaf. The Brightleaf Flue Cured are some of the best Virginia tobaccos we've tried and they come carrying a wonderful flue cured aroma.
Our Sweet Brightleaf Virginia Flue Cured Tobacco is a smooth, slightly sweet tobacco leaf. The Brightleaf Flue Cured are some of the best Virginia tobaccos we've tried and they come carrying a wonderful flue cured aroma.
Mainly used to make cigarette tobacco leaf blends a bit stronger, the Aged Burley Whole Leaf Tobacco is also used for cigar filler, pipe blends, and chewing tobacco leaf. These tobacco leaves arrive with an amazingly fresh, but chocolatey (aged) aroma.
Our Dark Fire Cured Tobacco Leaf is one of the darkest tobacco leaves offered at Leaf Only. It has a very pungent, smoke-like smell and flavor due to the "Fire Curing Process", which uses large, gentle fires to cure the tobacco. Although this leaf is traditionally used to make chewing tobacco, snuff, snus, and in pipe blends; some of our customers have enjoyed this leaf in a hookah blend, or as a roll-your-own fronto leaf, comparable to our Dark Air Cured Tobacco Leaf, despite it's strong smell and flavor.
The Aged Fronto Leaf (Dark Air Cured) is an extremely popular tobacco leaf that has been slowly aged to perfection and has become very dark and chocolatey. Most of the remainder of this crop is from the year 2008, and is only available in an S1 grade; which, is good quality tobacco, but not all leaves will be 100% wrapper.
Our Fronto / Dark Air Cured Tobacco Leaf (ALO) is this year's latest crop. Over time, this leaf will become darker, and is still a top-shelf seller. The (ALO) code signifies that it was grown in America. With this leaf, you can expect to find a very high percentage of perfect or near perfect leaves, and a very low percentage of leaves with imperfections of holes, which is rare for a Dark Air Cured.
Our Dark Air Cured Tobacco Leaf (LL) is a 2LS grade, which means it is a binder leaf. For wraps and grabba, there is still plenty of leaf to use; but, overall most leaves will have at least one hole making it a binder grade.
Nicotiana Rustica, someitmes known as Wild Tobacco, thuoc lao, mapacho and other regional names, is an incredibly strong variety of whole leaf tobacco with up to 9x more nicotine then other varietys of whole leaf tobacco.
The QB-52 Fronto Leaf Wrapper is yet another extremely popular variety of fronto leaf that is primarily sold by the leaf at city convenience stores and specialty shops. This variety of fronto leaf is of high, wrapper leaf quality, with a slightly lighter color and thickness compared to our Fronto / Dark Air Cured Tobacco Leaf.This leaf has been aged longer than the regular QB-52 Fronto Wrapper, to make it darker. This is something special we have been doing at Leaf Only to give our customers even more options.
Fronto tobacco leaf, sometimes known as grabba leaf, or fanta leaf, is a tobacco wrapper leaf sold by the individual leaf or by the pound. The leaf should be in good condition, and enjoyed by its users.