Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made outdoors during a calm evening with 21C, 59% humidity in the air with 4 m/s wind.
Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut
Factory: AgroIndustrial Nicaraguense de Tabacos S.A.
Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.
Availability: Regular Production
Size: 5×50, Robusto
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Fairly firm and even when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light wood and hay notes.
1st third: Starts with a nutmeg, light floral, sandalwood and black pepper.
2nd third: Notes of cacao and burnt sugar added to the mix.
Burn: Burns a little uneven, with a firm but flaky white ash.
Smoke: Medium voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue with a medium light draw.
3rd third: Notes of fried potatoe slices also known as chips, slight earthy sweetness and the previous flavours staying till the end.
Duration: 21:40-22:20, 40 min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. It’s certainly a interesting cigar, but not on the same level as the Azul line.
Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André