Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Maduro.
10 year aged tobacco, wrapper aged in bourbon barrels.
Size: 4×46, Half Corona.
Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Hay and a sweet note.
1st third: Starts with a espresso bitter note on the palette, oak wood and a earthy sweetness.
2nd third: No changes so far.
Burn: Hasty but fairly sharp burn with a firm whiteish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous white smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Gets a little black pepper spice on the tongue otherwise it keeps its previous flavours from part 1.
Duration: 16:35-17:35, 1h.
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