Connecticut Tobacco | Fronto Leaf [M27]

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Average Leaf Dimensions: 26in. x 12in.
Average Number of Leaves Per Pound: 30

Connecticut Tobacco: CT Fronto Leaf [M27]

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Our CT Fronto Leaf is an excellent example of the kind of Connecticut Tobacco that the state is world famous for.  It’s rather difficult to find these leaves, because they are in very high demand for rolling cigars. Connecticut tobacco is a famous ingredient used in top quality hand rolled cigars. This year’s crop is an [M27] grade which means it’s a little bit less expensive than usual, because it usually comes in a higher ‘wrapper’ grade.

 

  • Connecticut Fronto [M27 grade] has the unique scent of Connecticut tobacco.
  • These fronto leaves are medium – medium dark brown in color.
  • This variety of Connecticut tobacco leaf is preferred for use as a cigar wrapper, binder or even used in filler blends.

Fronto leaf is also known as grabba leaf or fanta leaf [Jamaican terminology.]  Taste preferences vary by individual, so be sure to give all of our selection a shot over time to find the right leaves and combinations over time.

Preparing the leaf for use:

Our whole leaf tobacco always arrives fresh, but it sure helps to know how to handle  it upon receipt of shipment, right?  Learn all about it by watching our complete video tutorial about Handling & Storage of Whole Leaf Tobacco.

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The Fronto Leaf Variety

Our variety will suit your every need whether 'rolling your own' with wraps, using as grabba leaf, or rolling your own cigars

QB52 Fronto Leaf | Grabba Leaf

QB52 Fronto Leaf | Grabba Leaf

The QB52 Fronto / Grabba leaf is one of the most popular wrapper leaves in New York City.

QB52 Fronto Wrapper [DARK]

QB52 Fronto Wrapper [DARK]

The Dark version of the QB52 Fronto Leaf.

QB52 Fronto Leaf [L]

QB52 Fronto Leaf [L]

Slightly darker than the QB52 Fronto Leaf, it's mostly used for 'grabba' because it is mostly not wrapper grade [S1].

Connecticut Tobacco / Fronto Leaf

Connecticut Tobacco / Fronto Leaf

Connecticut tobacco is known for it's higher quality and the Connecticut Fronto Leaf meets that expectation.

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [GR]

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [GR]

Dark Air Cured Fronto [GR] is perfect for grabba leaf use as it is dark and very strong. It is not wrapper grade, yet has quite a bit of usable leaf for 'wraps'. It also makes a great cigar binder or filler.

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [ALO]

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [ALO]

Dark Air Cured Fronto [ALO] is also perfect as a 'grabba leaf', thanks to it's dark and bold properties. It's a bit less expensive than the [GR] because it's a slightly lower grade.

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [CLO]

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [CLO]

Dark Air Cured CLO is grown in Canada. It is a top quality cigar wrapper leaf that can also be used for binder. It is significantly larger, but also lighter than the [GR] & [ALO] versions.

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [O]

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [O]

This dark air cured fronto leaf [O] has a bold and beautiful dark color just like a maduro leaf, yet it has unforgettable dark red and brown tones which will surely darken more over time.

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [LL]

Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [LL]

These Dark Air Cured Fronto [LL] leaves have become darker over time thanks to the aging process. A popular 'grabba' leaf.

Aged Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [S1]

Aged Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf [S1]

These chocolate brown Aged Dark Air Cured Fronto [S1] leaves are aged to perfection, they are not 100% wrapper but are also good for 'grabba'.

Dark Fire Cured Fronto Leaf

Dark Fire Cured Fronto Leaf

This is one of the darkest fronto leaves available. Thick and rubbery leaves that have a pungent, smoky fire cured flavor. Reminiscent of tobacco known as 'Red Herring' These leaves are huge!

Light Fire Cured Fronto Leaf [VA]

Light Fire Cured Fronto Leaf [VA]

A lighter version of the dark fire cured fronto leaf. It is versatile, with many alternative uses other than rolling cigars or smoking traditionally, such as making chewing tobacco & snuff.