390. E.P. Carrillo Elite Series Elencos Don Rubino

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: Brazilian.
Binder: Ecuadorian.
Filler: Nicaraguan.
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

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