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Dunhill Standard Mixture Medium is made using Cyprus latakia and Mediterranean Orientals gently balanced with Eastern US flue cured tobaccos, which give this tobacco an aromatic and rich mellow smoke.

Blended ByDunhill
Manufactured ByScandinavian Tobacco Group
Blend TypeEnglish
ContentsLatakia, Oriental/Turkish, Virginia
Packaging50 grams tin
ProductionCurrently available
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Mild to Medium
None Detected
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StevieB (1847)
Mild to Medium None Detected Medium Pleasant

Dunhill - Standard Mixture Medium.

I bought this a year ago, having no idea Dunhill would 'disappear' from the tobacco world. It's a fine smoke, shame it's gone!

My blend has a slightly lighter appearance than the one pictured here. I see mostly light and medium browns with just a few black ribbons. The smell from the tin's quite a calm English one; although the Latakia can be identified, there's a notable hay/fresh touch from the Virginias. The seal 'hissed' when I popped it, so the tobacco's been preserved exactly as it was when tinned, but the moisture's perfect.

At the risk of sounding ciceronian and rhetoric, this would make a great All Day Smoke. There's Latakia, yes, but the smoke isn't a heavy, smoky, mess. The Latakia takes the lead, yes, but is exceedingly well supported by the other two. I note a subtle sharpness from the Orientals, and a pleasing wisp of hay from the Virginia. It burns very well, my bowls have needed little maintenance. The smoke's medium temperature, and hasn't got a bite in it.

Nicotine: below medium. Room-note: nice.

Standard Mixture Medium? I find this exemplifies why it's a shame Dunhill has gone. Four stars:

Highly recommended.

Pipe Used: Falcon

Age When Smoked: 1 year

Purchased From: My Smoking Shop UK

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