Store bought at Sweets n Cigars.
Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny but windy afternoon with 19C and 57% humidity in the air.
Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés
Factory: Rocky Patel
Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.
Availability: Regular Production.
Size: 5.5×50, Robusto.
Wrapper: Dark milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Floral and notes of dried apricots and plums.
1st third: Starts with a roasted nuts mix, toasted bread, cedarwood and earthy sweetness.
2nd third: Getting hints of dried apricots and brie cheese added.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Medium voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue with a light draw.
3rd third: No changes from previous parts.
Duration: 14:20-15:20, 1h.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. A nice complexity, with a good variation in taste while keeping it well balanced from start to finish.
Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André