Gifted by Les Drent, owner of Kauai Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Filler: Kauai, Hawaii & USA
Size: 5.75×50, Momona (Toro).
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Pinewood.
1st third: Starts with a nutmeg, cacao and bready note squared with a pinecone/pinewood aftertaste.
2nd third: No changes.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Medium voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Keeps a consistent flavour profile, with a added note of dark roasted coffee.
Duration: 22:25-23:45, 1h 20 min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 89 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André