Gifted by Riste Riatevski, owner of Jas Sum Kral.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés.
Binder: Nicaraguan Ometepe & Somoto.
Filler: Nicaraguan Condega, Estelí & Jalapa.
Size: 7×50, Robusto Extra.
Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with fairly small veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Freshly cut pine or spruce wood note.
1st third: Starts with a pine wood note, mapel syrup sweetness and toasted bread.
2nd third: Keeps its previous flavours.
Burn: Burns hasty, fairly sharp with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous white smoke with a medium heat on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Hints of buttered popcorn joins the previous flavours.
Duration: 14:05-15:35, 1h 30min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 92 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André