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Monza is a rich, mellow mixture made of fully matured tobaccos selected from the four corners of the world, blended with centuries of tobacco experience.

BrandDouwe Egberts
Blended ByDouwe Egberts
Manufactured ByDouwe Egberts
Blend TypeOther
ContentsBurley, Oriental/Turkish, Perique, Virginia
CutReady Rubbed
Packaging1.5 ounce pouch
ProductionNo longer in production
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Mild to Medium
Extremely Mild
Mild to Medium
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Mild to Medium Extremely Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant

The cavendish style Virginias offer some citrus and floral grass, along with a light darker fruit and earth as the main components. The burleys provide a lot of nuttiness, earth, wood, and a pinch of spice. The woody, earthy, dry, floral, slightly buttery, barely spicy Turkish is just above being a condiment. The spicy, raisiny, plumy perique doesn’t show up much until the half way point, and is a background player. I can’t define the light, sweet topping, but it tones down the tobaccos just a mite, mostly acting as a smoothing agent. The strength doesn’t quite reach the center of mild to medium, though the taste just does pass it. The nic-hit is a step past the mild mark. Won’t bite or get harsh. It burns clean, fairly cool and a tad slow with a moderately consistent, mildly sweet and woody, savory, nuanced flavor from top to bottom. Leaves little dampness in the bowl, and requires an average number of relights. Has a pleasant, short lived after taste. An all day smoke.


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