Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 23C and 50% humidity in the air.
Wrapper: Ecuador Habano
Binder: Mexican San Andres
Filler: Nicaragua & Honduras
Factory: The Traveler Cigars?
Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.
Availability: Limited Edition, 500 boxes of 20 cigars (10.000 cigars).
Size: 5×50, Robusto.
Wrapper: Darker milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: A little giving but even when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Cedarwood.
1st third: Starts with a medium roasted coffee, floral, cedarwood and a hint of 55% milk chocolate creamy note in the background.
2nd third: Gets a hint of white pepper added.
Burn: It Burns fairly sharp but hasty with a firm but not so stable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue with a light draw.
3rd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours, but the pepper spice is more prominent in this part.
Duration: 18:20-19:05, 45 min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium to full strength profile. It was good, but it lacked a bit in complexity.
Result: In my book this is an 87 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André