617. Cohiba Siglo IV

Gifted by a friend.

Location: This review was made outdoors during a cloudy evening, with 18C and 59% air humidity.

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

Factory: Cuba.
Box: Sold in 25 count boxes.
Release: 1994
Availability: Regular Production.

Size: 5.6×46, Coronas Gordas (Grand Corona).

Wrapper: Hazelnut, smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light wood notes.

1st third: Starts with a light wood, creamy french white cheese (formage frais), light honey sweetness.

2nd third: It get prominent tones of hay stepping forward and floral notes adding to the rest of the flavours.

Burn: Burns sharp but slow with a firm and stable whiteish ash.

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

3rd third: No changes from previous parts.

Duration: 20:50-21:50, 1h.

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

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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