480. Cuesta-Rey Centenario No. 7 Maduro Robusto

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

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