Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made indoors in a lounge.
Filler: 2x Peru, Dominican Republic & Nicaragua
Origin: Costa Rica
Factory: Tabacos de Costa Rica
Box: Sold in 12 count boxes.
Availability: Regular Production
Size: 5×54/58, Pigasus (Pyramide).
Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light wood note.
1st third: Starts with a white/black pepper mix, cedarwood, toasted bread with honey sweetness.
2nd third: Hints of medium roasted coffee added.
Burn: Firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue with a medium light draw.
3rd third: Notes of cherry/marzipan added to the previous flavours.
Duration: 16:40-17:40, 1h.
Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Definitely a better draw than in the Robusto, but more complexity in this cigar.
Result: In my book this is an 92 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André