Gifted by Maya Selva, owner of Maya Selva Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Size: 6×60, Grand Toro.
Wrapper: Light milk chocolate or hazelnut, oily and smooth with slightly protruding veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light cedarwood notes with hints of white pepper.
1st third: Start with a toasted bread and light cedarwood note.
2nd third: Notes of almonds and wheat biscuits.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Medium light smoke with a medium cool feeling on the tongue with a medium light draw.
3rd third: Gets a charred oakwood note or maybe something closer to a smoked hickory BBQ aroma.
Duration: 14:00-15:40, 1h 40min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André