804. Rocky Patel Nørding Toro

Gifted by a friend.

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

Wrapper: Costa Rican Maduro
Binder: Mexico
Filler: Honduras & Nicaragua
Origin: Honduras

Factory: Rocky Patel (Honduras)
Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.
Release: 2009
Availability: Regular Production

Size: 6.5×52, Gran Toro

Wrapper: Dark milk chocolate brown, oily and smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Dried fruits like apricots and plums, hay and oakwood.

1st third: Starts with dry oakwood, toasted bread, bitter cacao powder and natural almonds.

2nd third: Slight cinnamon spice added in the background.

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

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

3rd third: A medium roasted coffee note added to the final part.

Duration: 16:25-18:00, 1h 35min

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. A nice complexity for being a pretty well balanced smoking experience.

Result: In my book this is a 90 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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