241. Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo Río Seco

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Hoyo de Monterrey brand was born in the plantation of the same name in San Juan y Martínez * (P.A.O.), in the heart of the Vuelta Abajo * (P.A.O.) region. Hoyo de Monterrey is located on the fertile … Continue reading 241. Hoyo de Monterrey Le Hoyo Río Seco

237. Punch Descobridores Edicion Regional Portugal 2011

Private collection. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth feel with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Light cedarwood note. 1st third: Starts with a toasted bread and nutspread. 2nd third: Keeps the same toasted bread flavour now with a subtle hint … Continue reading 237. Punch Descobridores Edicion Regional Portugal 2011

235. La Flor de Cano Siboney Edicion Regional Canada 2014

Private collection. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth feel with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Light cedarwood note. 1st third: Starts with a spicy cedarwood, like cinnamon and toasted bread together. 2nd third: Keeps the flavours overall, maybe a tad … Continue reading 235. La Flor de Cano Siboney Edicion Regional Canada 2014

234. Juan López Seleccion No.5 Edicion Regional Francia 2010

Private collection. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Sweetness. 1st third: Starts with a caramel sweetness and a smooth nutty cappuccino note. 2nd third: Keeps the smooth flavours from part one. The burn: Burns hasty … Continue reading 234. Juan López Seleccion No.5 Edicion Regional Francia 2010

232. Trinidad Robusto T Vintage 2010

Private collection aka can't remember where I bought it. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Light wood notes. 1st third: Starts with a toasted bread and roasted chestnuts base. There's hints of citrus … Continue reading 232. Trinidad Robusto T Vintage 2010

231. Cuaba Diademas Vintage 2012

Store bought at Brobergs Tobakshandel. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Light nutty note. 1st third: Starts with a creamy smooth nutty note, a hint of pine wood and toasted bread. 2nd third: … Continue reading 231. Cuaba Diademas Vintage 2012

229. Freyja Cigars 12 Churchill

Gifted by Emma Viktorsson owner of Freyja Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Darker milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Light sweet note. 1st third: Starts with a creamy smooth note like a soft butter on toasted bread. … Continue reading 229. Freyja Cigars 12 Churchill

226. De Los Reyes Cigars Saga Short Tales Tomo V: L.A.V. (Laudamus Abundantia Veteres) We honour the richness of the time past (Panetelas)

Gifted by Jean-Michel Louis, Brand Ambassador and In-house Belgian at De Los Reyes Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Light brown, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Wood and something else I can't put my finger on. 1st third: Starts with a … Continue reading 226. De Los Reyes Cigars Saga Short Tales Tomo V: L.A.V. (Laudamus Abundantia Veteres) We honour the richness of the time past (Panetelas)

225. De Los Reyes Cigars Saga Short Tales Tomo IV: L.O.V. (Labor Omnia Vincit) Hard work Always Prevails (Figurado)

Gifted by Jean-Michel Louis, Brand Ambassador and In-house Belgian at De Los Reyes Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Light cedarwood notes. 1st third: Starts with a smooth wood note, nutty and … Continue reading 225. De Los Reyes Cigars Saga Short Tales Tomo IV: L.O.V. (Labor Omnia Vincit) Hard work Always Prevails (Figurado)

224. De Los Reyes Cigars Saga Short Tales Tomo III L.I.V. (Labor Ipse Voluptas) The pleasure of the work itself (Petit Corona)

Gifted by Jean-Michel Louis, Brand Ambassador and In-house Belgian at De Los Reyes Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Light wood notes. 1st third: Starts with a sweet note of dried fruits, … Continue reading 224. De Los Reyes Cigars Saga Short Tales Tomo III L.I.V. (Labor Ipse Voluptas) The pleasure of the work itself (Petit Corona)

221. La Aurora Cigars 115th Anniversary Limited Edition Belicoso

Gifted by Gustavo Velayos, Sale's and Marketing director of La Aurora Cigars. Info: 115 years have passed since Eduardo León Jimenes founded the oldest and most internationally renowned cigar factory in the Dominican Republic, maintaining the values of quality, dedication, effort and perfection that have characterized it since its founding. More info further down after … Continue reading 221. La Aurora Cigars 115th Anniversary Limited Edition Belicoso

217. KBF Cigars Smoking Jacket Favoritos

Gifted by Henrik Kelner Jr, Masterblender at KBF. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light cedarwood note. 1st third: Starts with a nutty and milk chocolate sweetness followed by a cedarwood note in the background. 2nd third: … Continue reading 217. KBF Cigars Smoking Jacket Favoritos

215. KBF Cigars Smoking Jacket Short Robusto

Gifted by Henrik Kelner Jr, masterblender at KBF. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light cedarwood note. 1st third: Starts with a smooth nutty medium roasted coffee and a light wood note in the background. 2nd third: … Continue reading 215. KBF Cigars Smoking Jacket Short Robusto

213. La Aurora Cigars Puro Vintage 2007 Edicion Limitada

Gifted by Gustavo Velayos, Sale's and Marketing director of La Aurora Cigars. Info: The cigar is limited to 6000 boxes of 10 cigars in each box. It consists of Dominican wrapper, Ecuadorian binder and the filler consists of tobacco from Dominican Rep, Brazil and Nicaragua. All tobaccos are from the 2007 harvest. It's the regular … Continue reading 213. La Aurora Cigars Puro Vintage 2007 Edicion Limitada

208. Kafie 1901 Cigars San Andres Robusto Largo

Gifted by Gaby Kafie, owner of Kafie 1901 Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed, understandable since it's boxpressed. Cold draw: Light wood notes. 1st third: Starts with a sandalwood note … Continue reading 208. Kafie 1901 Cigars San Andres Robusto Largo

203. Royal Danish Cigars Edicion Regional Japan

Sponsored by Royal Danish Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving. Cold draw: Dry wood. 1st third: Starts with a caramel sweetness also backed by a brioche bread sweet note. There is a note … Continue reading 203. Royal Danish Cigars Edicion Regional Japan

198. Royal Danish Cigars Edicion Regional Sweden (Version 1)

Sponsored by Royal Danish Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Dark chocolate, oily and smooth feel with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light wood notes and hay. 1st third: Starts with a creamy wiener melange coffee note, hints of hazelnuts and a medium dark wood. 2nd … Continue reading 198. Royal Danish Cigars Edicion Regional Sweden (Version 1)

197. Royal Danish Cigars Edicion Regional Les Trois Rois Basel

Sponsored by Royal Danish Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate brown on the last third of the cigar, the rest has a lighter nutty brown. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light wood notes. 1st third: Starts with a spicy sandalwood and nutty note, followed by a … Continue reading 197. Royal Danish Cigars Edicion Regional Les Trois Rois Basel

196. Cornelius & Anthony Cigars Meridian Robusto

Sponsored by Cornelius & Anthony Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Milk chocolate and hay. 1st third: Starts with a milk chocolate creaminess, coffee praline and cinnamon. 2nd … Continue reading 196. Cornelius & Anthony Cigars Meridian Robusto

195. Cornelius & Anthony Cigars Cornelius Robusto

Sponsored by Cornelius & Anthony Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light wood notes. 1st third: Starts with a light pinewood note, followed by a nutty note. I'm getting sweetness like a brioche bread. … Continue reading 195. Cornelius & Anthony Cigars Cornelius Robusto

191. Cigarkings Nicaragua Toro Habano Ecuador Sun Grown

Sponsored by Cigarkings. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: Starts with a creamy nutty smooth note like hazelnut butter. Light hint of lemon peal and cream cheese. 2nd third: Keeps the same … Continue reading 191. Cigarkings Nicaragua Toro Habano Ecuador Sun Grown

190. Cigarkings Nicaragua Elegantes Maduro

Sponsored by Cigarkings. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Dark chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Hay and sandalwood. 1st third: Starts with a nutty sweetness and a sandalwood together with a milk chocolate creaminess. 2nd third: Keeps the same flavors from … Continue reading 190. Cigarkings Nicaragua Elegantes Maduro

188. J.C.Newman Cigars Perla del Mar Perla G Natural (Toro)

Sponsored by J.C.Newman Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Light nutty brown, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light wood notes. 1st third: Starts with a nutty sweetness and a cinnamon aftertaste with a wood finish. … Continue reading 188. J.C.Newman Cigars Perla del Mar Perla G Natural (Toro)

181. KBF Cigars Smoking Jacket Henkie

Gifted by Henrik Kelner Jr, Masterblender at KBF Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light hay notes. 1st third: Starts with a whipped creamy note surrounding a pine wood and salty caramel sweetness. 2nd third: Keeps … Continue reading 181. KBF Cigars Smoking Jacket Henkie

180. HENK MAORI HAKA La Doña Edicion Limitada 2018

Gifted by Heiko Poerz, owner of HENK MAORI HAKA & HENK Luxury Suitcases. Info: Limited to 200 lambskin travel humidors with 6 cigars in each box. There is also 300 refill boxes available with 10 cigars in each box. Each cigar is priced at €36. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. … Continue reading 180. HENK MAORI HAKA La Doña Edicion Limitada 2018

177. Plasencia 146 Cosecha Privada Toro

Sponsored by Cigar Journal. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth wrapper with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Cedarwood and hay. 1st third: Starts with a smooth creamy nougat note, background tone of cedarwood but very well balanced. 2nd third: Keeps the … Continue reading 177. Plasencia 146 Cosecha Privada Toro

176. Principle Cigars Aviator Series Envoi

Gifted by Darren Cioffi owner of Principle Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth feel with somewhat protruding veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Sandalwood wood. 1st third: Starts with a whipped cream coat, spicy sandalwood filler note that leaves a spice on the … Continue reading 176. Principle Cigars Aviator Series Envoi

175. Bespoke Cigars Daughters of the Wind Sabino Petit Salomone

Gifted by Jeremy Casdagli owner of Bespoke Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Creamy and nutty notes. 1st third: Starts with a nutty and creamy sandalwood note. 2nd … Continue reading 175. Bespoke Cigars Daughters of the Wind Sabino Petit Salomone

173. De Los Reyes Cigars Saga Short Tales Tomo VI: The Sixth Element: El Tabaco

Gifted by Jean-Michel Louis, Brand Ambassador and In-house Belgian at De Los Reyes Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Dark chocolate, oily and smooth feel with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Dark chocolate, hazelnuts and earthy sweetness. 1st third: Dark chocolate, sandalwood, hazelnuts and a spicy … Continue reading 173. De Los Reyes Cigars Saga Short Tales Tomo VI: The Sixth Element: El Tabaco

163. Bespoke Cigars Basilica C No.3

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny and windy afternoon, by the ocean, whilst on holiday in the Algarve, Portugal. 27°C. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins and a shaggyfoot. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Cedarwood, … Continue reading 163. Bespoke Cigars Basilica C No.3