493. Cavalier Genève Black II Robusto

Gifted by Cavalier Genève Cigars.

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

Information:
Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés Negro
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua
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

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