Gifted by a friend on my 19th birthday.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Connecticut Seed Ecuador.
Binder: Olor Dominican Republic.
Filler: Mata Fina Brasil, olor Dominican Republic, Havana Seed Spain.
(Gifted to me at my 19th birthday, back in 2014).
Size: 5.8×42, Corona.
Wrapper: Nutty shade, silky-smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Hay and driftwood.
1st third: Starts with a mild note of toasted bread and peanuts.
2nd third: Keeps it’s flavours.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Volume white smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: No changes, still a clear note of toasted bread and peanuts.
Duration: 22:15-23:10, 55 min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a mild strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 89 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André