Gifted by Martin Nelson, owner of Kind Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano.
Binder: Nicaragua, Estelí.
Filler: Dominican Republic Piloto Cubano & Dominican Corojo.
Size: 7×38, Lancero.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light hay notes.
1st third: Starts with a medium roasted coffee, cedarwood and raisins.
2nd third: No changes.
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 well balanced all the way to the end.
Duration: 20:20-21:40, 1h 20min.
Conclusion: A mild to medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André