Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sun Grown Habano
Filler: Nicaraguan Jalapa Valley Ligero
Factory: Tabacalera Oliva de Nicaragua S.A. TABOLISA (Nicaragua)
Box: Sold in 36 count boxes.
Availability: Regular Production
Size: 7×38, Lancero.
Wrapper: Milk chocolate brown, silky smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Fairly soft but with an even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Dry cedarwood.
1st third: Starts with medium roasted coffee, toasted bread, hazelnuts, nutmeg and cedarwood.
2nd third: Its getting a (Swedish) cinnamon roll dough type of flavour added.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white-ish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue with a light draw.
3rd third: Buttered toasted bread with white pepper spice is the predominant flavours I get in the final third.
Duration: 18:25-19:25, 1h.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Well balanced flavours and complexity. Just a great well rounded smoking experience.
Result: In my book this is a 91 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André