Gifted by William Kilander, President of the Swedish Cigar Federation.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Shortfiller machine made cigar.
Pressed tobacco leaf as wrapper.
All tobacco from Anhui region in China.
Size: 5.1×36, Panetela.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Fairly firm when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Sweet hay note.
1st third: Starts with a taste of lit matches, bitter almonds and hay.
2nd third: No changes in taste it just gets kinda sharp.
Burn: Burns very fast, flaky but stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: No changes from part 2.
Duration: 16:30-17:10, 40min.
Conclusion: A mild to medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 85 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André