572. Kauai Island Prince Shade Grown Luana Iki

Gifted by Les Drent, owner of Kauai Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Shade Grown Connecticut
Binder: Kauai Shade Grown
Filler: Kauai Shade Grown

Size: 4.5×46, Petit Corona.

Wrapper: Nutty, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Fairly firm when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light floral note, milk chocolate and pinecone.

1st third: Starts with a cinnamon, toasted bread, oak and citrus.

2nd third: Keeps its previous flavours with a added milk chocolate note.

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

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.

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

Duration: 21:50-22:50, 1h.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a mild strength profile. Well balanced.

Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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