Royal Ensign Mixture
The Charatan Royal Ensign Pipe Tobacco has been produced as a direct replacement for the delisted Dunhill Standard Mixture Pipe Tobacco.
A traditional English mixture that sets the standard. The finest grades of Cyprus Latakia and Oriental tobacco from the Mediterranean are blended with flue-cured grades from East Carolina and Georgia and lightly toasted in dry drums to enhance the flavour and produce slightly aromatic smoke.
Blend Style: Virginia & Turkish
Contents: Cyprus Latakia, Oriental Tobaccos from Georgia and North Carolina
Cut: Ready Rubbed
Flavouring: Light sweet aroma
Presentation: 50g Tin
Charatan Pipe Tobacco
Pipe maker Frederick Charatan set up a shop in London in 1863 where he manufactured Meerschaum pipes. As the pipes grew in popularity briar pipes were also produced, these pipes became famous for their quality. The business was inherited by Reuben Charatan in 1910 and remained family owned until 1960.
Dunhill of London introduced the Charatan brand of cigars in the 1990's, this brand was only available in the British market. The cigar brand proved to be popular for its quality and price point. In 2016 British America Tobacco (owners of Dunhill) took the decision to withdraw from the UK market of pipes and pipe tobacco.
Tor Imports approached Dunhill and purchased the rights to the brand Charatan. A range of pipe tobacco blends was created with the intention of re creating the flavours of the discontinued Dunhill blends. The current Charatan range of pipe tobacco is the result of months of arduous work creating top quality blends from some of the finest tobacco available.