435. Villa Zamorano Reserva Collection Expreso

Gifted by Maya Selva, owner of Maya Selva Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Honduran Habana Jamastrán
Binder: Honduras
Filler: Honduras

Size: 3.5×52, Short Robusto.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oliy and silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Sandalwood and hay.

1st third: Starts with a rich cacao, slight salty note followed by a dry sandalwood to finish it off.

2nd third: Hints of hazelnut appears but otherwise it keeps bits previous flavours well balanced.

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

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

3rd third: Finishes of with a toasted bread, cacao and lightly charred wood note.

Duration: 17:40-18:20, 40min.

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

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

/Cigar Reviewer André