Store bought at Sweets n Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in Sweet Leaf’s lounge.
Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés Maduro
Binder: Mexican San Andrés Habano Criollo
Filler: Mexican & Nicaraguan
Factory: Tabacalera Alberto Turrent
Box: Sold in 10 count boxes.
Availability: Regular Production
Size: 6.5×55, Double Robusto
Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Dried fruits and oakwood.
1st third: Starts with a dry sandalwood, walnuts, cacao powder some bitterness and a pepper spice.
2nd third: Notes of mineral rich earth and some dark roasted coffee notes added to the mix.
Burn: Burns a bit wonky, with a soft and unstable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue with a light draw.
3rd third: No distinct changes, keeps the same.
Duration: 20:15-21:45, 1h 30 min.
Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Not a very interesting smoking experience.
Result: In my book this is an 86 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André