422. HENK MAORI GAUDINI Limited Edition 2020

Gifted by Heiko Poerz, owner of HENK MAORI HAKA & HENK Luxury Suitcases.

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

Wrapper: Nicaragua (2009)
Binder: Nicaragua (2009)
Filler: Nicaragua (2009)
Blend by A.J. Fernandez and Didier v Houvenaghel.
Limited to 5000.

Size: 3.5×52, Short Robusto.

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

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light wood note.

1st third: Starts with a sweet brioche bread note, spiced with nutmeg, cinnamon and cardamom, 60% milk chocolate and sandalwood.

2nd third: Overall it keeps its previous flavours well balanced, with a white pepper kick on the aftertaste to keep you alert.

Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable crisp white ash.

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

3rd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours from part 2.

Duration: 19:30-20:30, 1h.

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

Result: In my book this is an 93 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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