Cornell & Diehl: Chenet's Cake 2oz

Product Number: 003-016-0199

Named in honor of Pierre Chenet, the farmer accredited with discovering the process that turns Burley into Perique in 1824, Cornell & Diehl's Chenet's Cake is a combination of Virginia and Perique, pressed into an old-fashioned crumble cake. This Cellar Series blend is a Perique powerhouse for those who simply can't get enough of this "truffle of tobaccos."

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Cornell & Diehl: Chenet's Cake 8oz Chenet's Cake 8oz
  • Components: Perique, Virginia
  • Family: Virginia
  • Cut: Cake
Customer Reviews (11 Total)
Overall Rating:
3.45 out of 5 stars
this is not my type
July 21, 2016
Product: Cornell & Diehl Chenet's Cake 2oz
but...good tobacco. maybe.
A New Fav
July 18, 2017
Product: Cornell & Diehl Chenet's Cake 2oz
A very good complex blend. Tin note is leather, dark chocolate, and fruit. Taste is sweet and fruity and becomes spicy in the last half of the bowl. A very good blend. I love the crumble cake form. Only gave it 4 stars because mine is only 3 years ol... Read More
Good now, but needs aging
September 13, 2015
Product: Cornell & Diehl Chenet's Cake 2oz
I read that this blend is 35% perique, so I expected this to be a similar experience to biting into a habañero...but, this is a surprisingly gentle blend. To be sure, it IS spicy, but I actually find St James Flake and Bayou Morning Flake much spicie... Read More
Age for Balance
June 06, 2018
Product: Cornell & Diehl Chenet's Cake 2oz
This blend is recommended for a 10-15 year aging. However, the age of my sample is only 1 year, so I expect balance will improve with time and this may become a 5-star blend when properly aged. Medium-light color, in a cleanly-cut cake, with a small... Read More
My Favorite so far!
May 16, 2017
Product: Cornell & Diehl Chenet's Cake 2oz
I've tried around 75 blends of which most are Virginia or vaper. This one replaced Elizabethan and Kajun kake. Perique is not 25% it is actually a good smoke. Very earth, tangy, slightly sweet. Ages very well. Some tins you can wring water out of the... Read More
good now,cellar later
July 12, 2015
Product: Cornell & Diehl Chenet's Cake 8oz
favorite of cellar series.tangy perique. tastes just a bit different than other perique.not by much. sweet/sour,taste regular burley a bit .Virginia brings it together well. i like it a lot.looking forward to see how it will taste after a few years o... Read More
Needs Age
April 12, 2019
Product: Cornell & Diehl Chenet's Cake 2oz
I thought the flavours of the tobacco were fantastic. The tin note smells very fruity but also has a very strong acidic/fermentation note. I actually liked it to be honest. I know it's meant to be cellared it but I cracked a year old tin and boy wa... Read More
C'est Bon!
January 17, 2019
Product: Cornell & Diehl Chenet's Cake 2oz
Although it's not made with the 'real' St. James Parish Perique, this cake is a treat for fans of the stout and smelly condiment tobacco. A healthy amount of Perique combines with Virginias to make a wonderful tin note and a cohesive flavor that's sp... Read More
Love It
April 11, 2018
Product: Cornell & Diehl Chenet's Cake 2oz
I am a huge fan of Bayou Morning, and this tobacco was very similar, but with a more balanced flavor. Also the crumble cake format is always a pleasure.
badbyuk bad bad waste of good money
July 09, 2015
Product: Cornell & Diehl Chenet's Cake 8oz
title say it all it dont matter how you smoke it its bad
If You're Patient, Then Maybe
May 23, 2015
Product: Cornell & Diehl Chenet's Cake 2oz
This line is supposedly designed for cellaring, and the side of the tin gives the 'estimated peak' of this tobacco as 10-15 years. I thought I'd try it now, since I love Perique and have been known to smoke it straight. Right now, this stuff is incre... Read More
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