Gifted by Maya Selva, owner of Maya Selva Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Filler: Honduras & Nicaragua.
Size: 6×60, Toro Gordo.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth with small veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Hay and almonds.
1st third: Starts with a medium roasted coffee note, almonds, milk chocolate and leather.
2nd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours well balanced.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous white smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Very well balanced until the very end.
Duration: 16:35-17:55, 1h 20min.
Conclusion: A medium to full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. A better version of the El Gordo of the same series.
Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André