406. Principle Aviator Series Grande Piramide

Gifted by Darren Cioffi owner of Principle Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Brazilian Cubra.
Binder: Dominican Republic.
Filler: Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Peru, USA Pennsylvania & Connecticut Broadleaf.

Size: 7.5×60, Grande Piramide.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with small veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Hay and light wood.

1st third: Starts with a toasted bread, sandalwood and light pepper notes.

2nd third: Keeps it’s smooth toasted bread note with a hint of black tea.

Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white ash.

Smoke: Voluminous white smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.

3rd third: Keeps it’s previous smooth flavours but with a light white pepper spice on the tongue.

Duration: 18:20-20:00, 1h 40min.

Conclusion: A mild to medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.

Result: In my book this is an 92 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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