Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Dominican Republic Habano 2000
Binder: Mexican San Andres
Filler: Dominican Republic & Nicaragua
Size: 6×58, Figurado
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Barnyard and cacao.
1st third: Starts with a rich oakwood, cacao, earthy and white pepper.
2nd third: No changes.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a fairly firm but flakey ash.
Smoke: Medium voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Keeps the same from start to finish.
Duration: 15:20-16:15, 55 min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 87 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André