489. Leaf by Oscar Maduro Toro Aged 2014

Bought at Kind Cigars in 2014.

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

Wrapper: Nicaraguan Jalapa Maduro
Binder: Honduras
Filler: Honduras

Size: 6×52, Toro.

Wrapper: Dark chocolate, rough with small veins.

Construction: Fairly firm and even when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Earthy and sweet.

1st third: Starts with a rich 70% dark chocolate note, dried fruits, caramel sweetness in the background and oakwood.

2nd third: A note of white pepper is added to the previous flavours.

Burn: Burns a little wonky with a firm and stable white ash.

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

3rd third: No changes in taste just a bit fuller in flavour.

Duration: 22:50-23:50, 1h.

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

Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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