570. El Septimo The Luxus Collection Orange Series Bomba Orange

Gifted by Xavier Bento, General Manager of El Septimo Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Costa Rica
Binder: Costa Rica
Filler: Costa Rica
Tobacco aged for more than 15 years.

Size: 6.5×60, Pyramide.

Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light wood note.

1st third: Starts with a walnut and dark roasted coffee, hints of cinnamon, black pepper and rye bread.

2nd third: Gets hints of milk chocolate, keeping a smooth feeling throughout this part.

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

Smoke: Light smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a medium tight draw.

3rd third: Pronounced flavours of chestnuts steps forward. Otherwise it keeps the previous flavours until the very end.

Duration: 19:05-20:30, 1h 25 min.

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

Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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