634. Costa Platinum Skinny Aged 2015

Gifted by a friend.

Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 22C and 60% humidity in the air.

Wrapper: Ecuador Oscuro
Binder: Ecuador
Filler: Nicaragua Esteli, Jalapa & Condega
Origin: Nicaragua

Factory: Tabacalera American Caribbean Cigar Company
Box: Sold in 25 count boxes.
Release: 2015
Availability: Regular Production

Size: 7.5×40, Lancero.

Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Wood.

1st third: Starts with earthy sweetness, dark roasted coffee and Weetabix.

2nd third: Hints of walnuts and white pepper added.

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

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

3rd third: No changes in taste.

Duration: 19:40-20:50, 1h 10min.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. A well balanced and enjoyable smoking experience.

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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