Gifted by William Kilander, President of the Swedish Cigar Federation.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge.
Wrapper and binder; Corojo 99 and filler; Criollo 98 and Corojo 99. Tobacco from Nicaragua.
Size: 6×60, Grand Titan.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Rich cedarwood.
1st third: Starts with a light cedarwood note, layered with cinnamon and a foamed milk creaminess.
2nd third: Keeps the same flavors.
Burn: Burns steady and sharp with a white-ish stable and firm ash.
Smoke: Voluminous white smoke with a cool feeling on the tounge and a medium light draw.
3rd third: Keeps the same all the way.
Duration: 20:30-22:00, 1h 30min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 89 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André