Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut
Binder: Dominican Republic
Filler: Dominican Republic
Origin: Dominican Republic
Factory: TABADOM (Dominican Republic)
Box: Sold in 5/10/25 count boxes.
Release: 1969 Cuba (1991 Dominican Republic)
Size: 5×30, Petit Panetela
Wrapper: Milk chocolate brown, silky smooth with small veins.
Construction: Fairly firm with uneven spots when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Hay and cedarwood.
1st third: Starts with a soft cedarwood notes, medium roasted coffee and roasted hazelnuts.
2nd third: Unchanged.
Burn: Burns hasty and sharp with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue with a light draw.
3rd third: Light white pepper spice added.
Duration: 13:45-14:40, 55min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a mild strength. Enjoyed this little guy.
Result: In my book this is a 90 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André