421. Blanco Above and Beyond Willing Heroes

Gifted by David Blanco, owner of Blanco Cigars.

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

Information:
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Habano Rosado
Binder: Honduras
Filler: Honduras & Nicaragua

Size: 5×54, Boxpressed Torpedo.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Dried fruits and wheat.

1st third: Starts with a toasted bread, sweet spice and oakwood.

2nd third: Keeps the previous flavours.

Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.

3rd third: Well balanced, keeps the same until the very end.

Duration: 18:10-19:10, 1h.

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

Result: In my book this is an 92 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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