439. AVO XO Notturno

Store bought at Brobergs.

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

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade
Binder: Dominican Olor
Filler: Dominican Piloto Cubano

Size: 5×42, Corona.

Wrapper: Nutty, oily and smooth with small veins.

Construction: Fairly firm with a even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Hay.

1st third: Starts of with Christmas notes of medium roasted coffee, cardamom, nutmeg and sweet spice, milk chocolate and cedarwood.

2nd third: No changes from part 1.

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: Keeps it’s flavours from previous parts with a added spice kick on the aftertaste.

Duration: 19:00-19:40, 40 min.

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

Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André