Gifted by William Kilander, President of the Swedish Cigar Federation.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge.
Information: Tobacco from Colombia.
Size: 5.7×58, Toro Gordo.
Wrapper: Light nutty, smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Slightly spongey feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Almonds.
1st third: Starts with a taste of buttered popcorn, white pepper and light wood.
2nd third: Keeps the same smooth flavours with a hint of chili.
Burn: Burns a little wavy, grayish ash and it’s stable.
Smoke: Voluminous white smoke, with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Keeps the same from the second part.
Duration: 18:10- 19:30, 1h 20 min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André