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
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