Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made indoors in a lounge.
Filler: 2x Peru, Dominican Republic & Ecuador
Origin: Costa Rica
Factory: Tabacos de Costa Rica.
Box: Sold in 12 count boxes.
Availability: Regular Production.
Size: 5×52, Robusto.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Dried fruits, milk chocolate and cane sugar.
1st third: Starts with a rich dark chocolate, earthy sweetness, walnuts and oakwood.
2nd third: The only addition is a light hint of white pepper in the background.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium cool feeling on the tongue and with a medium light draw.
3rd third: No changes from previous parts.
Duration: 15:30-16:30, 1h.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. A fairly well balanced cigar but not complex enough compared with the rest of Casdaglis portfolio.
Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André