724. Paradiso Papagayo XXL Toro Gordo

Bought at Brobergs Tobakshandel.

Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge.

In the US market this cigar goes under the name San Cristobal instead of Paradiso.

Wrapper: Nicaraguan Habano
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua
Origin: Nicaragua

Factory: Don Pepin Garcia (Nicaragua)
Box: Sold in 21 count boxes.
Release: 2012
Availability: Regular Production

Size: 6×60, Gordo.

Wrapper: Dark chocolate brown, smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Hay and dried fruits.

1st third: Starts with notes of dried fruits, barnyard, earthy and oakwood.

2nd third: No changes.

Burn: Burns very wonky with a firm and stable white-ish ash.

Smoke: Light smoke with a medium cool feeling on the tongue with a medium tight draw.

3rd third: Still nothing notable.

Duration: 22:30-00:00, 1h 30min.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. No changes in taste, just very boring.

Result: In my book this is an 85 pointed cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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