|Reviewed By||Date||Rating||Strength||Flavoring||Taste||Room Note|
|JimInks (1871)||Mild to Medium||None Detected||Mild to Medium||Pleasant|
In both the Match and the original Dunhill version, the latakia is a minor player, but aids the Oriental/Turkish in regard to the smokey, woodsy quality of the blend. The spice from the Orientals is lightly moderate. The Virginia is sweet and grassy with a touch of earth. The brown cavendish amplifies the sweetness and adds a slight nuttiness. There's a slight mustiness and it has a nice, light creamy taste. The differences are that the Virginia in the original is a little grassier, a shade less sweeter with a touch more spice from the Orientals. The Match burns a little slower and cooler. Both burn clean with very little moisture. It’s hard to tell one from the other unless you are working to decide for which is which.
I gave three stars to the original.
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