396. El Viejo Continente Mare Nostrum Edicion Limitada Robusto

Gifted by Daniel Guerrero, owner of El Viejo Continente & The Circus Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Classic Oscuro.
Binder: Classic.
Filler: Nicaraguan (Seco Dominicano, Viso Estelí, Viso Jalapa & Viso Cubra).
Made in Nicaraguan.

Size: 4,3×50, Robusto.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with fairly small veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light wood notes.

1st third: Starts with a walnut and black tea notes.

2nd third: Hints of white pepper on the lips and the back of the mouth. Otherwise keeping previous flavours.

Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.

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

3rd third: No changes from part 2.

Duration: 18:15-19:25, 1h 10min.

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

Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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