Gifted by Maya Selva, owner of Maya Selva Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
A special blend from the 20th Anniversary of Maya Selva Cigars.
Size: 5.5×42, Petit Corona.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Cedarwood and ground coffee.
1st third: Starts with a cup of medium roasted coffee, stick of cinnamon and orange peel.
2nd third: Keeps it’s 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: An overall well balanced flavour profile keeping it fairly similar from previous parts but loosing the orange peel turning to a more robust rye bread sweet note.
Duration: 15:40-16:50, 1h 10min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André