557. Kauai Hawaiian Vintage Series No Ka Oi Aged 2017

Gifted by Les Drent, owner of Kauai Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Kauai
Binder: Kauai
Filler: Hawaii & USA

Size: 6×59, Perfecto.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Cacao and oakwood.

1st third: Starts with a rich and clear note of oakwood, hints of white pepper and cinnamon.

2nd third: No changes in flavour.

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

Smoke: Medium voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a medium light draw.

3rd third: Keeps the same from start to finish.

Duration: 19:20-20:30, 1h 10 min.

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

Result: In my book this is an 87 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.