Gifted by Les Drent, owner of Kauai Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Sumatra Ecuador
Filler: Kauai, Hawaii & USA
Size: 5.75×50, Momona (Toro).
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: 60% milk chocolate, hay and white pepper.
1st third: Starts with a smooth dark roasted coffee, walnuts, rich oakwood and 70% dark chocolate.
2nd third: Gets a note of hazelnuts otherwise it keeps the same.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Overall flavours keeps the same, but with a more nuanced kick to the dark roasted coffee and oakwood.
Duration: 14:20-15:20, 1h.
Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André