752. House of Nicaragua No. 2 Duke Robusto

Gifted by a friend.

Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny afternoon with 26C, 37% humidity in the air and 3 m/s wind.

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut
Binder: Undisclosed
Filler: Nicaraguan Jalapa Viso & Ometepe
Origin: Nicaragua

Factory: Undisclosed (Nicaragua)
Box: Sold in 16 count boxes.
Release: 2021
Availability: Regular Production

Size: 5×54, Robusto.

Wrapper: Light almond brown, silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Barnyard and cedarwood.

1st third: Starts with a spice mixture together with dry cedarwood and walnuts.

2nd third: No changes in taste.

Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm and stable gray-ish ash. Some flakes of ash but nothing that affected the experience.

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue with a light draw.

3rd third: Still a white pepper spice, dry cedarwood and walnuts with some added notes of bitter almonds.

Duration: 14:35-15:35, 1h.

Conclusion: A mild bodied cigar with a mild strength profile. Fairly uneventful experience, yet pleasant cigar to enjoy while reading or just lounging in the sun.

Result: In my book this is a 88 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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