Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.
Location: This review was made outdoors on my balcony in Portugal, 29C, 42% humidity, sunny afternoon.
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Size: 5.25×46, Short Corona Gorda.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Hay.
1st third: Starts with a coffee bean, salted almonds, minerals, earthy sweetness and cedarwood.
2nd third: No changes.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Medium light smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: It keeps the previous flavours. Well balanced until the end, with a stable spice level.
Duration: 17:45-18:45, 1h.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength.
Result: In my book this is an 89 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André