Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Filler: Panama & Peru
Blended in 2014, made in a limited quantity of 1000 cigars.
Size: 5×52, Short Piramides.
Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light wood notes.
1st third: Starts with a hint of orange peel, 70% dark chocolate and earthy tones.
2nd third: Hints of gingerbread joins the cast of flavours and really makes me miss Christmas.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Medium light smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a medium light draw.
3rd third: Overall keeps it’s previous flavours with a slight kick of pepper in the aftertaste that quickly disappears.
Duration: 23:00-24:00, 1h.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 92 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André