369. Villa Zamorano El Gordo

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.

Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.

Information:
Wrapper: Honduran.
Binder: Honduran.
Filler: Honduran.
Made in Honduras by Maya Selva Cigars.

Size: 5×56, Robusto Gordo.

Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with mostly tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Hay and earthy sweetness.

1st third: Starts with a light roasted coffee, green grapes and light wood.

2nd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours.

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

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

3rd third: The coffee note goes to a more dark roasted direction, still hints of the green grapes and a earthy sweetness combined with wood in the background.

Duration: 16:00-17:20, 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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