511. Quorum Shade Robusto

Gifted by Stefan Bastiaenssens, International Sales Director for J.C.Newman Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade
Binder: Sumatra Sungrown
Filler: Nicaragua
Factory: J.C. Newman PENSA

Size: 4.75×50, Robusto

Wrapper: Nutty, oily and silky smooth with small veins.

Construction: Soft but even when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Hay and white pepper.

1st third: Starts with a toasted bread, medium roasted coffee, oakwood and white pepper.

2nd third: Added note of milk chocolate.

Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.

3rd third: Keeps the same from previous parts.

Duration: 21:05-21:55, 50 min.

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

Result: In my book this is an 89 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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