584. Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No.2

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.

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

Wrapper: Cuba
Binder: Cuba
Filler: Cuba

Size: 4.9×50, Robusto.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Milk chocolate and hay.

1st third: Starts with a rich but creamy milk chocolate, cedarwood, black pepper and whipped cream.

2nd third: No changes.

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

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

3rd third: Even though it keeps the same flavourwise it’s so smooth it’s just pleasant.

Duration: 23:05-00:15, 1h 10 min.

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

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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