433. Condega Serie F Lancero

Gifted by Srecko Pavicevic, owner of Global Cigar.

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

Wrapper: Corojo 99.
Binder: Corojo 99.
Filler: Criollo 98, Corojo 99.
Tobacco from Nicaragua.

Size: 7×40, Lancero.

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

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Hay.

1st third: Starts with a nutty note followed by cedarwood and white pepper.

2nd third: Hints of medium roasted coffee, hay and cedarwood

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

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

3rd third: Hints of cacao otherwise it keeps the same.

Duration: 17:10-18:20, 1h 10min.

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

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

/Cigar Reviewer André