Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Dominican Republic
Binder: Dominican Republic San Vicente
Filler: Dominican Republic Olor Seco, Piloto Ligero & San Vicente Seco
Origin: Dominican Republic
Factory: Cigars Davidoff (Dominican Republic)
Box: Sold in 10 count boxes.
Availability: Limited Edition to 9,700 Boxes of 10 Cigars & 1,825 Boxes of 5 Cigars (139,625 Total Cigars).
Size: 6.2×54, Perfecto.
Wrapper: Chestnut brown, smooth with small protruding veins.
Construction: Firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Oakwood.
1st third: Starts with a walnut, cardamom, foamed milk, sandalwood and light peat.
2nd third: Gets a cacao, earthy sweetness note together while loosing it’s peaty not turning to a rum sweetness.
Burn: Burns a little uneven with a firm and stable white-ish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue with a medium light draw.
3rd third: Keeps fairly similar to the 2nd part, the cacao note turns to a 70% dark chocolate so more of a sweet note added, some floral lightness added.
Duration: 15:45-17:05, 1h 20min.
Conclusion: A medium to full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Interesting complexity while keeping an well balanced experience through and through.
Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André