Esoterica: Margate 8oz

Product Number: 003-024-0008

A classical English mixture done in the "old style" of many of the fine tobaccos that have now disappeared from the market place. Choice Orientals and generous quantities of premium Cyprian Latakia keynote this rich, full-bodied blend. A well-balanced, robust and eminently satisfying smoke.
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Customer Reviews (18 Total)
Overall Rating:
3.69 out of 5 stars
One of the all time Great's
August 11, 2018
Product: Esoterica Margate 2oz
Put 5 years of cellar age on this one and you will think you died and went to pipe smokers heaven!!!!!
Clean English Blend
March 08, 2019
Product: Esoterica Margate 8oz
Margate is a clean English blend. If you miss the quality tobacco blends from before the large U.K. production got shut down or moved to Denmark then this is about as close as you are going to get.
great English Blend
September 18, 2018
Product: Esoterica Margate 2oz
i can say that this is one of my favorite blends from Esoterica. Just perfect.
Not a fan
June 27, 2018
Product: Esoterica Margate 2oz
Boring compared to many other Englishes. Completely overrated. And for being a shag cut it is very difficult to keep lit
A Nice Traditional
September 17, 2017
Product: Esoterica Margate 2oz
A few years ago I acquired a large amount of Penzance along with a good number of miscellaneous tins - seveveral were of 1913 Margate. I have to admit, when I first decanted a tin into a mason jar, I wasn't impressed. And so the jar sat in my cella... Read More
So good so what?
August 12, 2017
Product: Esoterica Margate 2oz
Rich, smooth almost like velvet, deep and wonderfull...
Fair
August 10, 2017
Product: Esoterica Margate 2oz
Not the best old school English out there, but is made up of quality tobaccos.
On Point English
April 16, 2017
Product: Esoterica Margate 2oz
This blend was really on point. Have not had a better blend english wise so far! Aroma was sweet with a little spice. Taste was great and got better towards the bottom. I would recommend some air time or it has a issue with staying lit. Great blend... Read More
A fantastic vintage like English.
December 26, 2016
Product: Esoterica Margate 2oz
A fantastic, traditional, old style English blend, indeed. Evokes good old memories. Very balanced and skilfully selected Orientals, kind of warm, creamy, full body aroma, no beak pecking spiciness. Scrumptious Latakia. Rich palette of flavours. Natu... Read More
Quality
October 19, 2016
Product: Esoterica Margate 8oz
one of the better english blends I have tried. Burns well and does not bite. If english blends are your thing - this might be your new favorite. . . . if it ever comes back in stock
really?
June 28, 2016
Product: Esoterica Margate 8oz
I literally saw this email notification pop up. It was sold pout in 5 seconds. I am starting to think the smoking pipe employees are buying these esoterica blends up.
너무하네
March 22, 2016
Product: Esoterica Margate 2oz
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The Definitive English
August 25, 2015
Product: Esoterica Margate 8oz
The cut, the moisture level, the note, and most importantly the taste... what I imagined an English blend tasting like before I'd ever tasted an English blend. I've tasted quite a few but always come home to Margate. It's burn is flawless, leaving a ... Read More
Not as good as I had expected
May 25, 2015
Product: Esoterica Margate 2oz
I love english and lat heavy tobaccos, this one really doesn't do it for me. Picked up 2 tins while it was in stock, I've smoked the first one and really tried to like it, unfortunately it just falls flat for me. Perhaps I had expected more due to th... Read More
Good
April 18, 2014
Product: Esoterica Margate 8oz
If you like latakia then this is a tobacco for you, there is some sweetness to this tobacco. Not that interested in the shag cut, but that is not to take away from this tobacco, just a good smoke.
Superb
February 13, 2014
Product: Esoterica Margate 2oz
Superb! Possibly the best English blend from possibly the finest blender J.F. Germain. A Rich, exotic, smooth and cool smoke. Cellar a tin - its even better with age.
Perfect blend
July 12, 2013
Product: Esoterica Margate 2oz
This is a delicious blend, with great latakia and fabulous orientals. However, considering the proportions and the role they play, and despite what many people say, I call it a Balkan mixture. Anyway, it's great and worthy of the fame.
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