From my own collection.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge.
San Cristóbal is a current post-Revolution brand, launched in late 1999.
The range comprises light to medium-strength cigars, using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region in Cuba.
Varnished Boîte Nature Box of 25 cigars.
A 2006 release. Discontinued 2011.
Size: 6.6×48, Grand Corona (Hermosos No.1).
Wrapper: Nutty, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Fresh note of cedarwood and lemongrass.
1st third: Starts with a smooth digestive biscuit note with a milk chocolate sweet and a light nutty note in the background.
2nd third: Keeps the same.
Burn: Burns hasty with little bit wonky burn line, with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous white smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a medium light draw.
3rd third: I’m getting hints of cane sugar adding to the previous parts profiles.
Duration: 22:15-23:30, 1h 15min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a mild strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André