Bought at Brobergs Tobakshandel, in Gothenburg.
Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Brazilian Mata Fina
Binder: Brazilian Arapiraca
Filler: Brazil, Honduras, Mexico & Nicaragua
Factory: STG Estelí (Nicaragua)
Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.
Availability: Regular Production.
Size: 5×52, Robusto.
Wrapper: Coffee bean brown, smooth with small protruding veins.
Construction: A fairly firm but uneven feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Earthy sweetness.
1st third: Starts with a 60% dark milk chocolate, raisins, cedarwood and natural peanuts.
2nd third: Earthy sweetness encase the previous flavours nicely.
Burn: Burns hasty but fairly sharp with a firm and stable gray-ish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium cool feeling on the tongue with a very light draw.
3rd third: Notes of anis gets added otherwise unchanged.
Duration: 22:45-23:40, 55min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Very enjoyable smoking experience, one of the better blends by CAO.
Result: In my book this is a 91 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André