Gifted by King’s Ransom Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut.
Binder: Dominican Republic Kelner Family Reserve.
Filler: Peruvian Pelo de Oro, Nicaraguan Criollo 98 & Dominican San Vincente.
Factory: KBF Factory in Dominican Republic.
Private blend for King’s Ransom Royalty Club.
Size: 8×50, Double Corona.
Wrapper: Light milk chocolate, smooth with small veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Cedarwood.
1st third: Starts with a toasted bread, marzipan sweetness and a touch of cacao.
2nd third: Keeps the previous flavours with the cacao note turning to a sweet milk chocolate note.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Medium voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a medium tight draw first half and medium light draw the last half.
3rd third: Keeps the same from part 2.
Duration: 12:25-13:55, 1h 30 min.
Conclusion: A mild to medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André