Gifted by Jeremy Casdagli, owner of Casdagli Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Binder: Costa Rica.
Filler: Dominican Republic & Peru.
Size: 7.3×50/57, Salomones.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light caramel sweetness.
1st third: Starts with a light smooth milk chocolate note, butterscotch and sweet pastry.
2nd third: Keeps it’s flavours like a pain au chocolate with a butterscotch toffee sweet note resting on the tongue.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable crispy white ash.
Smoke: Medium voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Keeps it’s smooth flavours from previous parts in a well balanced tone.
Duration: 19:55-21:25, 1h 30min.
Conclusion: A mild to medium bodied cigar with a mild strength profile. Hard to let go, very enjoyable.
Result: In my book this is an 94 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André