Gifted by Srecko Pavicevic, owner of Global Cigar.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf
Binder: Dominican Republic
Filler: Dominican Republic
Factory: Tabacalera Arturo Fuente
Size: 4.5×50, Robusto.
Wrapper: Dark chocolate, sandpaper rough, with minimal veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Wood notes.
1st third: Starts with a cacao, toasted bread and floral note.
2nd third: Keeps the same.
Burn: Burns sharp, with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a medium light draw.
3rd third: Keeps on a steady flow, but no changes.
Duration: 23:20-00:10, 50 min.
Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André