449. Trinidad Esmeralda

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.

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

Information:
Wrapper: Cuba
Binder: Cuba
Filler: Cuba

Size: 5.7×54, Robusto.

Wrapper: Light milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light cedarwood note.

1st third: Starts with a note of toasted bread, sandalwood and white pepper.

2nd third: No particular changes other than the white pepper hides more in the background.

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: Gets a bit darker note of oakwood, a touch of medium roasted coffee otherwise the toasted bread note.

Duration: 17:40-19:00, 1h 20 min.

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

Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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