Gifted by Daniel Höldke, co owner of Leonel Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
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