Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny afternoon, with 21C, 53%, 3 m/s wind.
Wrapper: Dominican Rep Corojo
Binder: Dominican Rep Corojo
Filler: Dominican Rep Corojo Viso Navarrete, Corojo Medio Tiempo Villa Gonalez & Corojo Ligero Penula
Origin: Dominican Republic
Factory: Julian Sued Boutique Factory (Dominican Rep)
Box: Sold in 10 count boxes.
Availability: Regular Production.
Size: 5×50, Robusto.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth texture with tiny veins.
Construction: Fairly firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Hay and cloudberry.
1st third: Starts with a light toasted bread note, bitter almonds, cashew nuts, milk chocolate and ginger spice.
2nd third: Burnt butter, otherwise it keeps the same.
Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable white-ish ash.
Smoke: Fairly light smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue with a Medium light draw.
3rd third: Keeps the same flavours all the way but a little bit more spicy.
Duration: 17:50-18:40, 50 min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. It’s good but its a bit lacking in the complexity.
Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André