672. Principle Archive Collection Straphanger Limited Edition

Bought from The Oak Lounge Tallinn.

Location: This review was made outdoors during a gloomy afternoon with 16C and 54% humidity in the air.

Wrapper: Dominican Republic Monte Plata Yamasá
Binder: Dominican Republic
Filler: Dominican Republic & Haiti Olor
Origin: Dominican Republic

Factory: Julian Sued Boutique Factory
Box: Sold in 5 count bundles.
Release: 2021
Availability: Limited Edition (6.500 cigars made).

Size: 5.1×42, Mareva.

Wrapper: Light milk chocolate, rough feel with small protruding veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light wood note.

1st third: Starts with chocolate parfait, hazelnut pralins with a touch of raspberries. Pink pepper spice, but it doesn’t linger for long.

2nd third: It smoothens out with a caramelized butter and bell pepper note, a bit odd of a transition but it still works somehow.

Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable gray ash.

Smoke: Medium voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue with a medium light draw.

3rd third: Keeps its flavours from the previous parts, mixed in a harmonious mash.

Duration: 16:55-17:45, 50 min.

Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. I know my flavour description of the cigar might sound odd, but it’s actually really enjoyable.

Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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