Gifted by Enrique Sanchez, owner of 1502 Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Binder: Undisclosed minimum aged tobacco for 18 years.
Filler: Undisclosed minimum aged tobacco for 18 years.
Limited to 1502 boxes of 10 cigars in each.
Cigar serial no. 177172.
Size: 6×50, Toro (Soft Boxpressed).
Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Oak wood and leather notes.
1st third: Starts with a medium to dark roasted coffee, charred oak barrel and leather.
2nd third: Hints of cacao appear to join the previous flavours.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable grayish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous white smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a medium light draw.
3rd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours.
Duration: 16:40-18:00, 1h 20min.
Conclusion: A full-bodied cigar with a full strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 92 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André