Gauloises is a brand of quality cigarettes made popular by important art figures in the entire world like Pablo Picasso or musicians like Jim Morrison. At the most basic levels there are two types of Gauloises cigarette, the regular one and the Blonde variety introduced in 1984. Both have the fine qualities of the regular brand, the only difference being the tobacco strength. The regular version is known for its strong and rich in flavor but this variant is light and mild. The earlier version was made using dark tobacco that was imported from Syria and Turkey. The Blonde version used the light variety of tobacco. Gauloises is a well known French brand that is currently produced by the Imperial Tobacco Company following their acquirement of Altadis in January 2008. Gauloises products are manufactured in many countries; some of them are Switzerland, Central Europe and Philippines.
Apart from some high profile smokers, you can also see brand being spoken about in many movies and novels too. When this brand was at its peak this was one of the most smoked cigarettes among writers and artists. James Bond, Ian Fleming's hero is said to smoke this brand, but James Bond preferred to order his cigarettes from Morland's Special Blend of Grosvenor Street, and in every story written by Julio Cortázar. Smoking Gauloises is mentioned in the serial for teenagers called Gossip Girl. George Orwell a well-known writer said that he smokes the Gauloises tobacco brand in Down and Out in Paris and London.
Some of the widely available styles of Gauloises cigarettes are: Soft, Lights, Medium, Super Light, KS, Gold and Filter. What this cigarette does is that it gives true value for your money. Smoke this cigarette to get the best quality cigarette at a very reasonable price. This is a type of cigarette that should be tasted fresh to truly appreciate its quality.