Gifted by Srecko Pavicevic, owner of Global Cigar.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: USA Pennsylvania Broadleaf Maduro
Size: 6×54, Salomones.
Wrapper: 90% Dark chocolate, oily and smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Oakwood.
1st third: Starts with a note of black pepper, dark chocolate, earthy and oakwood.
2nd third: Gets a bit smoother with the same flavours.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Medium light smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Ramps back up with full power and same flavours.
Duration: 22:25-23:35, 1h 10min.
Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a full strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André