574. Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo des Deux Vintage 2001

From my own collection.

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

Wrapper: Cuba
Binder: Cuba
Filler: Cuba
From a 50 cab without any bands, bought at La Chavette in Paris, France in 2016.

Size: 6.2×42, Coronas Grandes (Long Corona).

Wrapper: Nutty, smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light wood.

1st third: Starts with a medium roasted coffee, toasted bread and a light cedarwood. Overall very smooth.

2nd third: Keeps the flavours with a smooth experience.

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

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.

3rd third: No changes, well balanced to the end.

Duration: 18:35-19:55, 1h 20 min.

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

Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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