775. CAO BX3 Robusto

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
Origin: Nicaragua

Factory: STG Estelí (Nicaragua)
Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.
Release: 2022
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

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