327. Blanco Liga Exclusiva De Familia Connecticut Shade Salomon

Gifted by Srecko Pavicevic, owner of Global Cigar.

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

Wrapper: Connecticut Shade, U.S. Seed (Honduran)
Binder: Nicaraguan.
Filler: Nicaraguan.
Blanco & Plasencia families manufacture Blanco Cigars at one of Plasencia’s five factories located in Estelí, Nicaragua.

Size: 6×54, Salomones.

Wrapper: Light almond, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel all over when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Dried fruits and earthy sweetness.

1st third: Starts with a toasted bread, cinnamon and earthy sweetness.

2nd third: Hints of oakwood begins to appear still with the earthy and toasted bread and some chocolate.

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

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

3rd third: Keeps it’s flavours from part 2.

Duration: 20:10-21:30, 1h 20min.

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

Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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