Gifted by Cavalier Genève Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés
Made at San Judas Tadeo factory, in Honduras.
Size: 5×54, Robusto Gordo.
Wrapper: Dark oily coffee bean, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. It’s boxpressed.
Cold draw: Ginger and oakwood.
1st third: Starts with a ginger, cinnamon, darker milk chocolate 60% and earthy/oakwood notes in the background.
2nd third: No changes.
Burn: Burns wonky, with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Keeps consistent flavours until the end.
Duration: 18:50-20:10, 1h 20min.
Conclusion: A medium to full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André