541. Cuesta-Rey Centro Fino No. 60

Gifted by a friend.

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

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Centro Fino Sungrown
Binder: Dominican Republic
Filler: Dominican Republic
Factory: Tabacalera Arturo Fuente

Size: 6×50, Toro.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with small protruding veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Hay and wood.

1st third: Starts with a nutty, earthy and ginger spice note followed by a light wood.

2nd third: No changes.

Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white ash.

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.

3rd third: Well balanced, keeps the same flavours.

Duration: 15:40-16:50, 1h 10 min.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.

Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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