Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Limited to 8000 boxes of 10 cigars (80000 cigars)
Size: 5.5×56, Duke (Robusto Extra).
Wrapper: Nutty/milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Cedarwood.
1st third: Starts with a hazelnut, cedarwood and milk chocolate.
2nd third: Keeps the same as part 1. Well balanced flavours.
Burn: Burns a bit uneven, with a firm and stable white and gray ash.
Smoke: Light smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a medium tight draw.
3rd third: The nutty note is more prominent in the final thrird while still keeping the previous notes in the background.
Duration: 17:45-19:00, 1h 15 min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 89 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André