485. Rocky Patel Fifty-Five Corona

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.

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

Wrapper: Nicaragua
Binder: Costa Rica
Filler: Nicaragua

Size: 4×55, Figurado.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Fairly firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light wood note.

1st third: Starts with a light cedarwood note, toasted bread and coffee beans.

2nd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours, but with a dry feeling on the palette as the smoke leaves the mouth.

Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable white ash.

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light dry draw.

3rd third: No changes.

Duration: 21:45-22:30, 45 min.

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

Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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