747. Principle Private Label The House by Industrial Cigar Company

Gifted by Darren Cioffi owner of Principle Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Nicaragua
Binder: Dominican Republic Cubra
Filler: Peru & Dominican Republic
Origin: Dominican Republic

Factory: Kelner Boutique Factory (Dominican Rep)
Box: Sold in 10 count boxes.
Release: 2019
Availability: Limited Production.

Size: 6×52, Pyramid.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate brown, smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Fairly firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light sandalwood.

1st third: Starts with a dry cedarwood, walnuts, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, tea leaves and a light hint of citrus zest.

2nd third: Continues on the same track with the citrus notes taking a bigger part together with a light pepper spice in the background.

Burn: Burns a little uneven but with a firm and stable white ash.

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue with a light draw.

3rd third: Notes of 90% dark chocolate added towards the end.

Duration: 15:35-17:25, 1h 50min.

Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a medium to full strength profile. Good complexity while keeping well balanced flavours throughout.

Result: In my book this is a 91 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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