Gifted by Aymeric Bonnin, Export Executive for Horacio Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Filler: Costa Rica & Nicaragua.
It was created in honour of Pierre Sled a symbolic character of the French sports broadcasting.
Size: 5,2×66, Robusto.
Wrapper: Dark chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Oakwood.
1st third: Starts with a oakwood and rye bread.
2nd third: Keeps the same.
Burn: A little uneven burn, with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Light smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Some sweetness appears otherwise it keeps the same.
Duration: 19:25-20:35, 1h 10min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 85 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André