Gifted by Kolja Kukuk, Managing Director of Europe for Rocky Patel Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Honduran Corojo
Binder: Honduran Jamastran
Filler: Honduran Jamastran, Jalapa & Nicaragua
Size: 5.5×50, Robusto.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Sweet spice note.
1st third: Starts with a cedarwood, nutmeg, cinnamon and wheat biscuits with a building spice on the tongue.
2nd third: Keeps the flavours from part one but without the spice on the tongue.
Burn: Burns hasty, and fairly sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: It reverts back to the first part with the spicy notes on the tongue.
Duration: 18:05-19:15, 1h 10 min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 89 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André