260. Caldwell The King is Dead Manzanita

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.

Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge.

Wrapper: Negrito Dominicano – 2008
Binder: Corojo Dominicano – 2006
Filler: Corojo Ligero Dominicano 30% – 2006, Negrito Viso Dominicano 20% – 2008, HVA 20/20 50% – 2010

Size: 42×4, Petit Corona.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, sandy but still smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel, when lightky squeezed.

Cold draw: Light wood notes.

1st third: Starts with a smooth note of toasted bread, lightly shard piece of sandalwood, hints of spice and milk chocolate.

2nd third: Keeps it’s flavours from part 1.

Burn: Sharp burn, stable and firm white ash.

Smoke: Fairly light smoke, a little though draw.

3rd third: Same all the way.

Duration: 22:35-23:30, 55 min.

Conclusion: Medium bodied cigar, with a medium bodied strength profile.

Result: In my book this is an 89 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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