426. KCX 2015

Gifted by a friend.

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

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Binder: Nicaragua
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