590. Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Gran Reserva Robusto Grande

Gifted by a friend.

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

Wrapper: Nicaraguan Corojo Oscuro
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua Jalapa, Condega & Esteli

Size: 5.5×52, Robusto Grande.

Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Oriental spices and wood.

1st third: Earthy, black pepper and medium roasted coffee.

2nd third: Other oriental spices and oakwood gets introduced to the already existing flavours.

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

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

3rd third: No changes from previous parts.

Duration: 14:20-15:40, 1h 20min.

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

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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