780. Arturo Fuente Special Selection Brevas Royales

Gifted by a friend.

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

Wrapper: Dominican Republic
Binder: Dominican Republic
Filler: Dominican Republic
Origin: Dominican Republic

Factory: Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia. (Dominican Republic)
Box: Sold in 50 count boxes.
Release: 2010
Availability: Regular Production

Size: 5.1×42, Petit Corona

Wrapper: Milk chocolate brown, smooth with hefty protruding veins.

Construction: Fairly soft but uneven firm spots when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Hay and cardboard.

1st third: Starts with cedarwood, medium roasted coffee and sweet spice.

2nd third: No changes in flavours just some more bitterness.

Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white-ish ash.

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

3rd third: Notes of cardamom and black pepper added.

Duration: 22:35-23:25, 50min.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Flavourful experience.

Result: In my book this is a 89 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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