Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Corojo (Unknown origin)
Binder: Corojo (Unknown origin)
Filler: Corojo (Unknown origin)
Vintage tobacco from 2012, limited to 3200 cigars in bundles of 10 cigars.
Size: 5×50, Robusto
Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Fairly firm with one hard spot in the start of the 2nd third.
Cold draw: Freshly cut grass, straight from the lawnmower.
1st third: Starts with a 80% dark chocolate, rich oakwood and dark roasted oily coffee beans.
2nd third: No change from part one.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable crisp white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Gets a bit smoother on the draw, but no changes in taste.
Duration: 16:15-17:05, 50 min.
Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André