830. Patina Connecticut Rustic Robusto

Gifted by a friend.

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

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua & US Pennsylvania
Origin: Nicaragua

Factory: Mombacho (Nicaragua)
Box: Sold in 16 count boxes.
Release: 2017
Availability: Regular Production

Size: 5×52, Robusto

Wrapper: Light milk chocolate brown, silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Hay, light wood and pistachio shells.

1st third: Starts with toasted bread, walnuts, oakwood, brown sugar & cinnamon.

2nd third: A mixed bag of natural peanuts, cashews and walnuts takes center stage.

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

Smoke: Medium voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue with a medium light draw.

3rd third: Ground coffee gets added to the mix.

Duration: 18:30-20:00, 1h 30min.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Good complexity and enjoyable smoking experience.

Result: In my book this is a 91 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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