Store bought at Brobergs Tobakshandel.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Dominican Republic Yamasa
Binder: Dominican Republic Olor /Criollo
Filler: Dominican Republic Piloto Viso, Piloto Ligero, San Vincente Ligero, Corojo/Olor & Criollo
Limited to 8888 boxes of 16 cigars.
This cigar was released to celebrate the founder Avo Uvenzias 88th birthday.
Size: 6×52, Belicoso.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, semi oily and smooth with a slight rough feel and tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light wood note.
1st third: Starts with a toasted bread, sandalwood and nutmeg.
2nd third: No changes.
Burn: Burns hasty and wonky on one side only, firm and stable white and gray ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: No direct changes from previous parts.
Duration: 19:55-21:05, 1h 10 min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André