Gifted by Cavalier Genève Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés Negro
Made at San Judas Tadeo factory, in Honduras.
Size: 5×50, Robusto Boxpressed.
Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light wood note.
1st third: Starts with a hot dark chocolate, with whipped cream and a light dusting of cinnamon on top.
2nd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours well balanced, with a hint of medium roasted coffee added.
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: Loses it’s whipped cream and coffee notes and stays true to a hot chocolate made with real dark cacao, hints of cinnamon and oakwood fills the flavour profile all the way to the very end.
Duration: 18:35-19:45, 1h 10min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Wonderful flavour experience and a perfect size.
Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André