Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut
Binder: Nicaraguan Habano
Filler: Nicaraguan Habano
Limited to 200.000 cigars.
Tabacos Puros De Nicaragua. S.A.
Size: 5×50, Robusto.
Wrapper: Reddish milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Fairly firm with a even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Driftwood and hay.
1st third: Starts with a toasted white bread, 50% milk chocolate and a dry wood note.
2nd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours, but the milk chocolate gets a pudding flavour added.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Slight white pepper note added to the precious flavours.
Duration: 17:10-18:20, 1h 10min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 89 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André