275. Ali Zakarias Al Tememe Pre-Release Petit Robusto

Gifted by a friend.

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

Information: Produced exclusively for Fiesta del Cigarro 2018 event at Hotell Havanna in Varberg, Sweden. Tobacco from Dominican Rep.

Size: 4×50, Petit Robusto.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light wood note.

1st third: Starts with a gingerbread dough and milk chocolate smooth note.

2nd third: Keeps it’s previous smooth flavour profile.

Burn: Burns fairly sharp, with a stable and firm grayish ash.

Smoke: Voluminous white smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.

3rd third: The same flavours until the very end, I even didn’t want to let it go.

Duration: 20:20-21:05, 45 min.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a mild to medium strength profile.

Result: In my book this is an 92 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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