Gifted by John Peter Laurendi owner of Peter James.
Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny but windy afternoon with 14C and 41% humidity in the air.
Wrapper: Ecuador Habano
Binder: Indonesia & Mexico
Filler: Nicaragua Jalapa, Condega & Undisclosed
Factory: Tabacalera Aragon, Estéli Nicaragua
Box: Sold in 12 count boxes or 5 count bundles.
Availability: Regular Production
Size: 5.75×52, Robusto Extra.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Fairly firm and even when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Hay and cedarwood.
1st third: Starts with a creamy hazelnut spread, cedarwood, toasted bread and cinnamon.
2nd third: Getting notes of peanut and medium roasted coffee beans added to the mix. It all works out greatly together.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue with a light draw.
3rd third: Gets a tad bit darker, but overall keeps the same.
Duration: 17:55-19:05, 1h 10min.
Conclusion: Medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
It has a very light draw, so you might smoke it hot if you aren’t careful but I enjoyed it.
Result: In my book this is an 89 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André