Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge.
Plasencia Reserva 1898 vaunts its goodness in every way. The leaves are derived from the finest tobaccos grown in Nicaragua and Honduras.
Size: 6 3/4×52, Toro.
Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Oakwood and walnut.
1st third: Starts with a walnut, sweet earthy note with oakwood in the background.
2nd third: It eveolves with a note of milk chocolate added.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp, with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous white smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Keeps it’s flavours from previous parts.
Duration: 22:25-23:25, 1h.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André