427. Flor de Selva Classic Collection Siesta

Gifted by Maya Selva, owner of Maya Selva Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Honduras
Binder: Honduras
Filler: Honduras

Size: 4.2×40, Petit Corona.

Wrapper: Light milk chocolate or hazelnut, oily and smooth with slightly protruding veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light cedarwood notes with hints of white pepper.

1st third: Starts with a medium roasted coffee, toasted bread and caramel sweetness.

2nd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours.

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

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

3rd third: No changes, keeps a well balanced flavour profile.

Duration: 16:30-17:20, 50 min.

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

Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André