797. Caldwell Savages Lancero Pre-Release

Gifted by Robert Caldwell, owner of Caldwell Cigars.

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

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

Factory: Undisclosed
Box: Sold in 10 count bundles.
Release: ?
Availability: Limited Production

Size: 7×38, Lancero

Wrapper: Milk chocolate brown, oily and smooth with small protruding veins.

Construction: Fairly soft but a little uneven with some firm spots.

Cold draw: Cedarwood.

1st third: Starts with pink pepper, cedarwood, sourdough bread and almonds.

2nd third: Notes of popcorn and mineral rich soil gets a more prominent flavour feature.

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

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

3rd third: The pepper notes go over to a black pepper corn, otherwise unchanged.

Duration: 15:35-16:45, 1h 10min.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium to full strength profile. While its balanced there still is a strong pepper spice in each part. Had to be relit a fair few times as it had its tendencies.

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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