504. Romeo y Julieta Maravillas 8 Year of the Rat 2020

Gifted by a friend.

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

Information:
Wrapper: Cuba
Binder: Cuba
Filler: Cuba
Comes in luxury boîte nature boxes of 8 cigars, released for the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Rat.

Size: 6.1×55, Maravillas (Robusto Extra).

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Milk chocolate and hay.

1st third: Starts with a hazelnut and milk chocolate spread, hints of cinnamon and toasted bread.

2nd third: Keeps the previous flavours with an added hint of medium roasted coffee.

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

Smoke: Medium light smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a medium tight draw.

3rd third: Gets a slight flavour increase from previous parts, but no changes in taste.

Duration: 17:35-19:15, 1h 40min.

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

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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