726. Davidoff Special 53 Limited Edition 2020 Capa Dominicana

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.
Release: 2020
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

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