544. Perla del Mar Perla P Classic

Gifted by a friend.

Location: This review was made outdoors, during a late afternoon with light wind, 26C, 62% humidity.

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua Pueblo Nuevo, La Reina, Condega & Jalapa
Factory: J.C. Newman PENSA

Size: 3.75×56, Rothschild.

Wrapper: Sandstone/ almond, silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Square box pressed. Gets a bit softer after lighting up.

Cold draw: Hay, walnuts and coffee beans.

1st third: Starts with a rich dark roasted coffee, almonds, minerals, salty and sandalwood.

2nd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours.

Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable grayish ash.

Smoke: Voluminous smooth smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.

3rd third: No changes from the beginning but that not a bad thing, it’s well balanced all the way.

Duration: 20:10-21:00, 50 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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