Gifted by my boss at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut
Filler: Dominican Republic (Cibao Valley)
Size: 6×50, Toro.
Wrapper: Nutty, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Hay.
1st third: Starts with a bitter espresso note, sweet biscuits and dry wood note.
2nd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours with a sharper touch on the coffee.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable gray ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Keeps it’s sharp coffee note, with earthy and darker wood note.
Duration: 17:10-18:20, 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