Gifted by Maya Selva Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Honduran Jamastrán
Binder: Honduran Azacualpa Olancho
Factory: Tabacos de Oriente (Honduras)
Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.
Availability: Regular Production.
Size: 6×52, Toro.
Wrapper: Almond milk chocolate, oily texture and small protruding veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Dried fruits and hay.
1st third: Starts with a toasted brioche buns, marzipan, cardamom, nutmeg and sandal wood.
2nd third: Continues with well balanced flavours otherwise no changes, very smooth.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white-ish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue with a light draw.
3rd third: Gets a note of white pepper added to the mix, but not over powering still very smooth.
Duration: 18:55-20:40, 1h 45 min.
Conclusion: A medium to full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. A well balanced smoking experience.
Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André