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: Mexican San Andrés
Binder: Connecticut Broadleaf
Size: 6.5×52, Toro.
Wrapper: Earthy, rough with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Manure and cedarwood.
1st third: Starts with a medium roasted coffee, 60% dark chocolate and oakwood.
2nd third: Goes from 60% to 80% dark chocolate otherwise it keeps the same.
Burn: Burns hasty, fairly sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Medium voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Keeps the same from previous parts.
Conclusion: A medium to full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Duration: 19:30-20:30, 1h.
Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar in my book.
/Cigar Reviewer André