418. Leonel Rare Robusto (New Version)

Gifted by Daniel Höldke, co owner of Leonel Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Nicaragua
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua

Size: 5×52, Robusto.

Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily but a little rough to the touch with small veins.

Construction: Medium firm construction but even all the way when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Cedarwood.

1st third: Starts with a toasted bread, cedarwood and white pepper note.

2nd third: Keeps the same.

Burn: Burns uneven, flaky but stable ash. Had to be re-light a couple of times.

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.

3rd third: No changes.

Duration: 18:20-19:20, 1h.

Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a full strength profile.

Result: In my book this is an 87 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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