Since its initial release in March of 1973, Asuka an original brand in Japan, has remained popular ever since.
Using carefully selected bright Virginias as the base, latakia, as well as cavendish added to the blend. Hint of Brandy and rum are there just enough to compliment the fully matured aroma and flavor of the fine tobacco.
The name comes from “Asuka Era “(the first half of the seventh century), time even before the dazzling Momoyama Era (the second half of the sixteenth century), when Buddhism culture first flourished in Japan. This blend symbolizes the foundation of tradition and authenticity.
Product commentary: by Japan Tobacco Imex Co., Ltd.