583. H. Upmann Linea Retro Regalias

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.

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

Wrapper: Cuba
Binder: Cuba
Filler: Cuba
Comes in tins of 5.

Size: 5.1×42, Petit Corona.

Wrapper: Nutty, silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light wood.

1st third: Starts with a salted almond, cedarwood and light pepper spice.

2nd third: Well balanced and pretty much the same.

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

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

3rd third: Gets a little spicier towards the end, but still keeping the same flavour profile.

Duration: 21:55-22:45, 50 min.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Nothing to impressive, but well balanced from start to finish.

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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