Store bought at Sweets n Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in cigar lounge.
Box: Sold in 25 count boxes.
Availability: Regular Production
Size: 5.6×46, Coronas Gordas (Grand Corona)
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Medium firm and even when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light wood notes and cane sugar.
1st third: Starts with a sandalwood, slight dried fruits, white pepper and cane sugar.
2nd third: No changes.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable grayish ash.
Smoke: Medium voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue with a medium light draw.
3rd third: Gets a hint of medium roasted coffee and the white pepper steps forward a bit from the rest of the other flavours.
Duration: 17:45-18:50, 1h 5min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Doesn’t really hold up to it’s sister cigar No. 2 with a bit more sweetness.
Result: In my book this is an 89 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André