Gifted by Jean-Michel Louis, Brand Ambassador and In-house Belgian at De Los Reyes Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Shade Claro Connecticut.
Binder: Dominican Blend.
Filler: Dominican Criollo, Olor & Piloto Cubano.
Size: 7×48, Churchill.
Wrapper: Nutty, silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light hay note.
1st third: Starts with a almond, wheat and white pepper.
2nd third: Keeps its previous flavours steady.
Burn: Sharp burn, with a firm and stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: No significant changes, a touch more to a bready note with some spice in the background.
Duration: 13:15-14:45, 1h 30min.
Conclusion: A mild to medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 89 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André