305. H. Upmann Magnum 46 Aged 2008

From my own collection.

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

H. Upmann is a current pre-Revolution brand, established in 1844.
The range comprises light to medium strength cigars, using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region in Cuba.

Size: 5.6×46, Grand Corona (Coronas Gordas).

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

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Cedarwood.

1st third: Starts with a smooth note of toasted bread and a suave note of cedarwood in the background.

2nd third: Keeps the same.

Burn: Burns hasty, fairly sharp with a grayish stable white ash.

Smoke: Voluminous white smoke with a cool feeling with a light draw.

3rd third: No changes, well balanced with s smooth flavour profile.

Duration: 16:30-17:30, 1h.

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

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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