402. Flor de Selva Colección Aniversario Nº20 Petit-Corona

Gifted by Maya Selva, owner of Maya Selva Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Honduran.
Binder: Honduran.
Filler: Honduran.
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

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