580. Partagas Linea Retro Capitols

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.

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

Wrapper: Cuba
Binder: Cuba
Filler: Cuba
Aluminium pack of 5 cigars

Size: 5.2×42, Mareva (Petit Corona)

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth with small veins.

Construction: Fairly firm and even when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Hay.

1st third: Starts with a cedarwood, milk chocolate, medium roasted coffee and black pepper.

2nd third: A cashew nut note gets added otherwise it keeps the previous flavours.

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

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

3rd third: Keeps the same from part 2.

Duration: 20:55-21:30, 35 min.

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

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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