534. Kauai Kū’ē Momona

Gifted by Les Drent, owner of Kauai Cigars.

Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Binder: Kauai
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

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