The latest installment of the Cornell & Diehl Cellar series, Bijou, was released at the 2016 Chicago pipe and tobacciana show where it instantly shot into popularity. This tobacco is made primarily of red Virginias from eastern North Carolina but it also contains a noticeable spritzing of Katerini. The tobacco has been flavored with honey, which really comes through after a few years of aging. This tobacco hits the "butter zone" of flavor after 10-15 years of age.
Brand: Cornell & Diehl
Blended By: Cornell & Diehl
Tobacco Type: Oriental, Virginia
Blend Type: Virginia
Strength: 1 of 5
Room Note: Pleasant
Amount: 2 oz. Tin
- Cornell & Diehl
- Room Note:
Very nice Virginia based blend. As the name infers, you get a fair amount of Katerini in this. The honey casing is barely noticeable. Get a few tins and let them rest for a few year (ten, perhaps?). It'll be well worth the wait.
Burns well, not much aroma, a real tongue biter.
Wonderful flavor. Zero bite. Very enjoyable, highly recommend.
Great texture. Burns great. Some spice tin note- hay/Virginia.
I love Cornell and Diehl Red Virginia, so much that I buy their red ribbon by the pound. This Gem of a blend is amazing using the aged version of their reds.