Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Size: 4.6×55, Petit Piramide.
Wrapper: Oily coffee bean, oily and smooth with small veins.
Construction: Fairly firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Cedarwood and a light coffee note.
1st third: Starts with a medium roasted coffee, chestnuts, mahogany wood and 75% dark chocolate.
2nd third: Gets a added spice note of white pepper
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable dark gray ash. Had to be re-lighted 6 times as it kept going out.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue with a light draw.
3rd third: No changes from part 2.
Duration: 20:50-22:00, 1h 10min.
Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 86 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André