The Zulu - is a smoky, earthy Blend with Latakia. Cypriot Latakia, blended with darkfired Kentucky, sweet, vigorous Malawi Burley, Louisiana Perique and spicy Orient Djebel. The result is a strong, spicy blend with smoky - peaty but also subtly sweet and fruity notes. The Zulu - a complex mixture for the experienced connoisseur.
The Zulu is airtight packed in a round tin with pressure lid, in which it can also be stored for a longer time. The Mixture is composed of black-brown short and narrow-cut fibers and medium brown Ready Rubbed shares. The scent is sweetish-smoky and reminiscent of a peaty whiskey and moist autumn leaves, as it is known from other Mixtures with Latakia. The moisture content is so well balanced that you can plugged the Zulu immediately after removal from the tin.
Since the Zulu is a Mixture with abundant Ready Rubbed shares, you should pay attention to this when plugging and not fill the pipe either too full or too tight. If one observes this, then one can plug the Zulu like other loose Mixtures loosely and cautiously up firmly at the top, thus achieving a uniform burning.
The Zulu burns evenly after the first flame, if you make an effort. A subsequent gentle pressing with the tamper is sufficient and the tobacco needs no further attention.
The smoke of the Zulu tastes strong, but it flatters creamy on the palate and tongue, so that does not give the impression to smoke a strong tobacco. While the tobacco-spice may be originated in the Kentucky, Latakia and Orient are not very ethereal, but rather spicy, too. The Virginia and Burley tobaccos used contribute to roast and nutty flavors that complement the overall impression and a fine, always present in the background natural sweetness gives the finishing touch in a very balanced interaction of different tobaccos. Also, the Zulu smokes cool and uncomplicated and leaves only very little condensate, hardly unburned crumbs and little ash, which makes both the course of smoke, as well as the cleaning very pleasant.
The redolence of the Zulu is for tobacco and typically intense due to the oriental tobaccos contained in the mixture. By that the Zulu is particularly suitable for private laps or walks in the fresh air.
Already in its black-brown appearance and fragrance, the lush content of Latakia is revealed in the Zulu Mixture. As expected, this is then dominant in the taste. Nevertheless, the aroma is very balanced, soft and spicy, which is surprising in view of the many different types of tobacco - here shows the full ability of tobacco blenders, which succeeds to create a English tobacco, which is classic but not boring at all. Despite the generous amount of Ready Rubbed, the tobacco is so easy to prepare and smoke that it is also suitable for less experienced smokers when they feel up to a beefier Latakia-mixture.
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