The Peugeot Paris u'Select is a good choice if you're looking for a classic and reliable wooden pepper mill, capable of producing a very fine grind.
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Pro Excellent grind adjustment
This Peugeot mill has 6 pre-set grind levels, which are marked on the base, and it can be adjusted to any level in between. The lowest level can consistently produce an extra fine grind, almost dust-like.
Pro Reliable grinding mechanism
Hardened high-carbon steel grinding mechanism has a lifetime warranty. It breaks down the peppercorns in two stages - first, they are cracked by helix-shaped grooves and then ground down by the double row of teeth on the burrs.
Pro Eye-pleasing classic look
The classic chess figure-like Peugeot Paris u'Select looks beautiful as a dining table accessory. The 9-inch version comes stained in natural beech and chocolate colors, and for a bit higher price there are lacquered red and white mills available.
Con Needs to be protected from moisture
The wooden adjustment dial on the bottom can get affected by moisture. If used in the kitchen, this mill should be wiped dry after every use, because frequent exposure to water/steam can cause swelling and splitting of the adjustment dial.
Con Does not offer a very coarse grind
The coarsest grind level on the Peugeot Paris u'Select equals to about medium coarseness on most of other pepper mills.