498. CAO Brazilia Corcovado

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.

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

Wrapper: Brazil
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua

Size: 4.2×60, Short Robusto.

Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Dark chocolate.

1st third: Starts with a cacao, chestnuts, earthy sweetness and oakwood.

2nd third: Keeps a well balanced flavour profile.

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

Smoke: Light smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a tight draw.

3rd third: No distinct changes from previous parts.

Duration: 21:55-23:05, 1h 10min.

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

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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