404. Flor de Selva Classic Collection Tempo

Gifted by Maya Selva, owner of Maya Selva Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Honduras.
Binder: Honduras.
Filler: Honduras.

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

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