605. Juan Lopez Seleccion No. 1

Store bought at Sweets n Cigars.

Location: This review was made indoors in  cigar lounge.

Wrapper: Cuba
Binder: Cuba
Filler: Cuba
Origin: Cuba

Factory: Cuba
Box: Sold in 25 count boxes.
Release: 1990s
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

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