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Mild to medium in strength, this soft and rich luxurious blend consists of whole chopped cigar leaf, with burley, Virginias, flake and Oriental leaf. This mixture also incorporates Royal Yacht? Flavoured with rum essence and a dash of chocolate essence.

Notes: Only available at Dunhill's Store, London.

BrandDunhill
Blended ByDunhill
Blend TypeAromatic
ContentsBurley, Cigar Leaf, Oriental/Turkish, Virginia
FlavoringCocoa / Chocolate, Rum
CutRibbon
Packaging50 grams tin
CountryUK
ProductionUnknown
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Medium
Flavoring
Medium
Taste
Medium to Full
Room Note
Pleasant to Tolerable
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JimInks (2036)
★★★★
Medium Medium Medium to Full Pleasant to Tolerable

The grassy, citrusy, slightly dark fruity and earthy Virginias form the base of the blend, and are team players. The nutty, earthy, lightly molasses sweet burleys are a tad more obvious. The whole chopped cigar leaf is one of the leading components: woody, semi-sweet and lightly leathery and earthy. The floral, dry, mildly sour, spicy and buttery sweet Oriental underscores the experience. The dash of chocolate topping is just noticeable. The sweet rum topping has a little richness. The description claims this blend “incorporates Royal Yacht”. I suppose it does because I most certainly taste it here in a mild way, and I’m thinking the Virginias from RY with that familiar topping was added. The toppings sublimate the tobaccos quite a bit without drowning them out. The taste level is a step past medium. The nic-hit closer to medium than it is to mild by the time you reach the last third of the experience. No chance of bite or harshness. Burns cool and clean at a moderate pace with subtle complexities and a consistently deep flavor from top to bottom. Leaves little moisture in the bowl, and requires an average number of relights. Has a pleasant, lightly lingering after taste. Not quite an all day smoke, but it is repeatable.

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