Bought at Sweets n Cigars.
Location: This review was made in a indoor smoking lounge.
Wrapper: Ecuador Habano
Binder: Indonesia Sumatra
Filler: Dominican Republic, Nicaragua & U.S.A.
Origin: Dominican Republic
Factory: Tabacalera El Artista
Box: Sold in 5 count bundles.
Availability: Regular Production
Size: 6×50, slim soft boxpressed Toro.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light wood note, milk chocolate, hay and a light pepper spice.
1st third: Starts with a medium roasted coffee, foamed milk, light oakwood and a touch of cacao.
2nd third: No changes.
Burn: Burns sharp with a flaky but fairly stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and with a medium light draw.
3rd third: Gets a fair bit sharper and spicier towards the end, flavourwise the only change no foamed milk anymore.
Duration: 18:10-19:30, 1h 20min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. I think this cigar is a great entry level cigar for someone trying out mixed country blends.
Result: In my book this is an 87 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André