Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge.
Filler: Dominican Republic, Nicaragua & Peru
Origin: Dominican Republic
Factory: Tabacos de Costa Rica (Costa Rica)
Box: Sold in 25 count boxes.
Availability: Limited Production
Size: 7×42(52), Piramide.
Wrapper: Almond light brown 80% down from the band & dark chocolate brown with 24k gold specks on top, silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light wood note.
1st third: Starts with a walnuts, digestive biscuits, balsamic, dried fruits like raisins and light wood note.
2nd third: Keeps the same just a little muted.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white-ish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium cool feeling on the tongue with a medium light draw.
3rd third: Gets a slight dryer feeling on the tongue, with some added spice, otherwise it keeps the previous flavours.
Duration: 16:05-17:15, 1h 10min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Fairly unchanged throughout and not super interesting.
Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André