355. Coronas Alhambra Manila Flor Fina Corona Vintage 1975

Gifted by a friend.

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

Choicest Philippine Tobacco / Sumatra Wrapper.
On the cellophane “Botelho Bulk Transport Corporation, Manila, Philippines”.

Size: 5.2×42, Corona.

Wrapper: Slight gone of chocolate (when it starts to whiten), smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Driftwood.

1st third: Starts of with a espresso, driftwood and light smoked meat flavour, very interesting.

2nd third: Gets hints of metallic, but nothing to overwhelming to disturb the other previous flavours.

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

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.

3rd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours but looses it’s metallic notes.

Duration: 17:40-18:15, 35min.

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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