589. Joya de Nicaragua Número Uno L’ambassadur

Gifted by a friend.

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

Information:
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua

Size: 6.6×44, Lonsdale.

Wrapper: Nutty, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Fairly firm and even when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Hay.

1st third: Starts with a white pepper, cedarwood, digestive biscuits and minerals.

2nd third: Keeps the previous notes, well balanced.

Burn: Burns sharp with a firm but not so stable whiteish ash.

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

3rd third: No changes taste wise, just a bit more spicy on the lips.

Duration: 22:10-23:40, 1h 30min.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.To much hype around this cigar.

Result: In my book this is an 89 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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