Store bought at Brobergs.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Binder: Dominican Republic Olor
Filler: Dominican Republic Olor Seco, Piloto Seco, Piloto Viso, San Vicente Ligero & San Vicente Viso.
Limited to 40.000 cigars in boxes of 10.
Size: 5.5×48, Robusto.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Fairly firm with even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Hay.
1st third: Starts with a fresh cut oakwood, espresso, cinnamon and nutmeg.
2nd third: It steps up a level, introducing red pepper spice on the tongue but still keeping the great flavours from part 1.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash. You need to keep puffing on it frequently or else it will burn more on the inside, rather than the wrapper burning.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Keeping up the spice levels, but the flavours are well balanced until the very end.
Duration: 20:00-21:40, 1h 40min.
Conclusion: A medium to full bodied cigar with a full strength profile. For being a white label from Davidoff this was pretty surprising, wasn’t prepared on the high level of spice kicking in so early or at all. This sadly got a bit distracting from the other flavours, as it really kicked in as the first taste leaving the rest more in the background.
Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André