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