357. Plasencia Reserva 1898 Salomones

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.

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

Wrapper: Nicaragua.
Binder: Honduras.
Filler: Nicaragua.

Size: 6×54, Salomone.

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: Keeps it’s previous flavours, but now with a 80% dark chocolate taking over most of the characteristics.

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

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

3rd third: Calms back down to the flavours from part 1, with the dark chocolate in the background.

Duration: 18:20-19:50, 1h 30min.

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

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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