Gifted by Riste Riatevski, owner of Jas Sum Kral.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade.
Binder: Nicaraguan Jalapa.
Filler: USA Pennsylvania & Nicaraguan Condega, Estelí.
Size: 4×48, Short Robusto (Magnum).
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth feeling with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Cedarwood and hay.
1st third: Starts with a smooth bready note, hay and cedarwood.
2nd third: No changes.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Gets a little bitter towards the end with notes of toasted bread.
Duration: 21:45-22:35, 50 min.
Conclusion: A mild bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André