629. AVO Regional South Edition

Bought from Club Mareva Beirut, Lebanon.

Location: This review was made outdoors during sunset 24C, and 69% humidity in the air.

Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut
Binder: Ecuador Connecticut
Filler: Dominican Republic San Vicente Visus, San Vincente Seco, Peru Seco, Honduras Jamastran Seco
Origin: Dominican Republic

Factory: Oettinger Kelner Cigars
Box: Sold in 10 count boxes.
Release: 2019
Availability: Limited Edition (2000 boxes of 10 cigars in each).

Size: 7.1×52, Torpedo.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Medium firm feeling and even when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Cedarwood.

1st third: Starts with a cedarwood, black pepper and a weed herb note.

2nd third: Keeps previous flavours, with a hint of toasted bread added.

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

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue with a light draw.

3rd third: No changes from previous parts.

Duration: 20:55-22:25, 1h 30min.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a mild strength profile. I just lacks that’s special umph to bump it up. It needs a few transitions during the cigar.

Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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