803. Principle Cocktail Collection The Tiki Mai Tai Companion Robusto

Gifted by Darren Cioffi owner of Principle Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Binder: Dominican Republic Monte Plata
Filler: Dominican Republic & USA
Origin: Dominican Republic

Factory: Kelner Boutique Factory
Box: Sold in 25 count boxes.
Release: 2023
Availability: Limited Release of 3000 cigars.

Size: 5×50, Robusto.

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

Construction: Fairly firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Chestnut.

1st third: Starts with cinnamon, molasses, nutmeg, ginger spice, cloves, pastry dough and a light nuttiness in the background.

2nd third: Hints of pepper spice lingers in the background, while the previous flavours saunter through.

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

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue with a light draw.

3rd third: Notes of medium roasted coffee and hazelnuts join the mix of flavours.

Duration: 15:40-17:00, 1h 20min

Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. A great complexity while still keeping a well balanced flow throughout. Very enjoyable cigar.

Result: In my book this is a 93 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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