681. Cumpay Lancero

Gifted by Maya Selva Cigars.

Location: This review was made outdoors during a hot evening with 28C, 65% humidity in the air and 3 m/s wind.

Information:
Wrapper: Nicaragua Jalapa
Binder: Nicaragua Estelí
Filler: Nicaragua
Origin: Nicaragua

Factory: Tabacos Segovia
Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.
Release: 2022
Availability: Regular Production

Size: 7×38, Lancero.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Heavy note of hay.

1st third: Starts with a rich note of earthy sweetness, oakwood and cacao nibs.

2nd third: Gets a note of natural hazelnuts, rich dark coffee while still retaining the previous parts.

Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable white-ish ash.

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue with a medium light draw.

3rd third: In the final part while retaining the previous flavours it focuses on the earthy and oakwood tones a real throwback to a walk in an old forest and you dig your hands in the black dirt looking for mushrooms.

Duration: 18:55-20:25, 1h 30 min.

Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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