Gifted by Dona Flor Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Brazilian Mata Fina
Binder: Brazilian Mata Fina
Filler: Brazilian Mata Fina & Mata Norte
Size: 6.5×52, Piramide.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, rough with small veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light wood notes.
1st third: Starts with roasted chestnuts, cacao and dry wood note.
2nd third: Keeps exactly the same from part 1.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and a bit unstable and still a little flakey whiteish ash.
Smoke: Light smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a medium light draw.
3rd third: No change from previous parts.
Duration: 20:15-21:45, 1h 30 min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 87 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André