388. E.P. Carrillo Perez-Carrillo Series Encore Majestic

Gifted by Emmanuel Diaz, Marketing Coordinator for E.P. Carrillo Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Nicaraguan.
Binder: Nicaraguan.
Filler: Nicaraguan.
Made in Dominican Republic.

Size: 5.4×52, Robusto (Soft boxpressed).

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Fairly firm and even when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Chestnuts and hay.

1st third: Starts with a charred oak wood note, medium roasted coffee and a toasted bread base.

2nd third: Keeps previous flavours with a hint of cacao beans.

Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a slight tilt, firm and stable white ash.

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

3rd third: Keeps its previous flavours.

Duration: 14:05-15:05, 1h.

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

Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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