Gifted by Emmanuel Diaz, Marketing Coordinator for E.P. Carrillo Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Made in Dominican Republic.
Size: 5.2×50, Robusto.
Wrapper: Dark chocolate, oily and smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Wood note.
1st third: Starts with a nutty note and oak wood finish.
2nd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable gray ash.
Smoke: Voluminous white smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: No changes.
Duration: 17:55-18:55, 1h.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 87 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André