Gifted by Cavalier Genève Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés
Made at San Judas Tadeo factory, in Honduras.
Size: 6×54, Toro.
Wrapper: Dark oily coffee bean, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. It’s soft boxpressed.
Cold draw: Light wood note.
1st third: Starts with a rich cacao note, with pine nut and white pepper spice.
2nd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a few minor touch ups, with a firm and fairly stable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Keeps the same from the first part until the very end.
Duration: 02:50-04:10, 1h 20 min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André