633. Manuel Alonso 1867 Lancero Aged 2016

Gifted by a friend.

Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 22C and 55% humidity in the air.

Wrapper: Nicaragua Habano
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua, Central America, Caribbean
Origin: Nicaragua

Factory: Tabacalera American Caribbean Cigar Company
Box: Sold in 10 count boxes.
Release: 2016
Availability: Limited Release

Size: 7.5×40, Lancero

Wrapper: Milk chocolate oily and smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: A little giving but even when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Wood shavings.

1st third: Starts with toasted bread, cappuccino (medium roasted coffee with foamed milk), cedarwood and a touch of pepper.

2nd third: Keeps the same.

Burn: Burns sharp with a firm but not stable white ash.

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

3rd third: No changes from previous parts.

Duration: 18:25-19:30, 1h 5min.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a mild strength profile. Well balanced but lacking in complexity.

Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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