Gifted by Les Drent, owner of Kauai Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
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