Gifted by Jonathan Drew President and Founder of Drew Estate.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Shade Grown Connecticut
Infused with coffee essence from Nicaragua coffee (Jinotega & Matagalapa).
Size: 4×32, Coronete (Exquisito)
Wrapper: Nutty, smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Soft but even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Sugar water and hay.
1st third: Starts with a smooth but light taste of toasted bread and sugar water.
2nd third: No changes in taste.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Medium voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Keeps the same until the very end.
Duration: 23:10-23:50, 40min.
Conclusion: A mild bodied cigar with a mild strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 85 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André