Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made in a smoking lounge.
Wrapper: Mexican Negro San Andres Colorado
Binder: Mexican Criollo San Andres
Filler: Mexican Negro San Andres & Nicaragua
Factory: Tabacalera Alberto Turrent
Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.
Availability: Regular Production
Size: 5.25×50, Robusto.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Fairly firm and even when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light wood.
1st third: Starts with a creamy cashew nuts, powdered sugar doughnuts and nutmeg.
2nd third: Keeps the same.
Burn: Burns hasty with a firm but unstable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous creamy smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue with a light draw.
3rd third: Starting to get a slight tongue burn as the cigar burns pretty fast towards the end.
Duration: 21:20-22:10, 50 min.
Conclusion: A mild bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Overall a pleasant cigar, but it needs to be smoked very slowly to fully enjoy it, to avoid the tongue burn.
Result: In my book this is an 87 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André