500. CAO The Sopranos Edition Soldier Aged 2013

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Brazilian MaduroBinder: HondurasFiller: Nicaragua, Dominican Republic & ColombiaLimited production between 2005-2013. I choose this cigar to be my 500th review because when I was younger I was a big fan of the show The Sopranos. I told myself … Continue reading 500. CAO The Sopranos Edition Soldier Aged 2013

489. Leaf by Oscar Maduro Toro Aged 2014

Bought at Kind Cigars in 2014. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Nicaraguan Jalapa MaduroBinder: HondurasFiller: Honduras Size: 6x52, Toro. Wrapper: Dark chocolate, rough with small veins. Construction: Fairly firm and even when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Earthy and sweet. 1st third: Starts with a rich 70% dark … Continue reading 489. Leaf by Oscar Maduro Toro Aged 2014

488. Leaf by Oscar Corojo Toro Aged 2014

Bought at Kind Cigars in 2014. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Honduras CorojoBinder: HondurasFiller: Honduras Size: 6x52, Toro. Wrapper: Reddish milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Maplewood note. 1st third: Starts with a maplewood, cinnamon and malt. 2nd … Continue reading 488. Leaf by Oscar Corojo Toro Aged 2014

487. Leaf by Oscar Connecticut Toro Aged 2014

Bought at Kind Cigars in 2014. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Honduras ConnecticutBinder: HondurasFiller: Honduras Size: 6x52, Toro. Wrapper: Nutty, smooth with small veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Sweet wheat biscuits. 1st third: Starts with a milk chocolate, hazelnut and medium roasted … Continue reading 487. Leaf by Oscar Connecticut Toro Aged 2014

483. Laura Chavin Pur Sang IV Toro Aged 2016

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Dominican RepublicBinder: MexicoFiller: Dominican Republic Size: 6x50, Toro. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and silky smooth with small veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Hay and barnyard. 1st third: Starts with a note of hay, … Continue reading 483. Laura Chavin Pur Sang IV Toro Aged 2016

446. Rocky Patel 2006 San Andreas Toro

Gifted by Kolja Kukuk, Managing Director of Europe for Rocky Patel Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Mexican San AndrésBinder: Connecticut BroadleafFiller: Nicaragua Size: 6.5x52, Toro. Wrapper: Earthy, rough with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Manure and cedarwood. 1st third: Starts … Continue reading 446. Rocky Patel 2006 San Andreas Toro

442. La Cava Del Puro Sello Rojo Mareva No. 4

Gifted by William Kilander, President of the Swedish Cigar Federation. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Colombia Binder: Colombia Filler: Colombia Size: 6.1x47, Toro. Wrapper: Light nutty, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Driftwood and black pepper. 1st third: Starts … Continue reading 442. La Cava Del Puro Sello Rojo Mareva No. 4

441. Caldwell Lost & Found Spam Artist 2010

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra Binder: Corojo (origin unknown) Filler: Corojo X "Mystery Meat" (origin unknown) 800 cigars made in packs of 10 cigars. Size: 6x46(56), "Shotgun Wedding Toro". Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth with small protruding veins. Construction: … Continue reading 441. Caldwell Lost & Found Spam Artist 2010

437. Cavalier Genève Black II Toro

Gifted by Cavalier Genève Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Made at San Judas Tadeo factory, in Honduras. Size: 6x54, Toro. Wrapper: Dark oily coffee bean, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. … Continue reading 437. Cavalier Genève Black II Toro

428. Principle KBF Limited Edition 2019

Gifted by Darren Coiffi, owner of Principle Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Ecuadorian Corojo Binder: Dominican Cotui Filler: Dominican Republic & Nicaragua Size: 6x52, Toro. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily with a rough feel and small protruding veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold … Continue reading 428. Principle KBF Limited Edition 2019

424. Pachuche Liga Platino Limited Edition

Gifted by Pachuche Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Brazilian Arapiraca Binder: Dominican Republic Filler: Dominican Republic Size: 6x52, Toro. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, light shine but rough texture with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Cedarwood. 1st third: Starts with a … Continue reading 424. Pachuche Liga Platino Limited Edition

423. Jas Sum Kral Tyrannical Buc Connecticut 50

Gifted by Riste Riatevski, owner of Jas Sum Kral. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade. Binder: Nicaraguan Jalapa. Filler: USA Pennsylvania & Nicaraguan Condega, Estelí. Size: 6.5x50, Toro (Dobles). Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly … Continue reading 423. Jas Sum Kral Tyrannical Buc Connecticut 50

395. 1502 Masterpiece Selection XO Toro

Gifted by Enrique Sanchez, owner of 1502 Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Undisclosed. Binder: Undisclosed minimum aged tobacco for 18 years. Filler: Undisclosed minimum aged tobacco for 18 years. Limited to 1502 boxes of 10 cigars in each. Cigar serial no. 177172. Size: 6x50, Toro … Continue reading 395. 1502 Masterpiece Selection XO Toro

351. Rocky Patel Grand Reserve Toro

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Unknown blend. Made in Nicaragua. Made for the European market, to appease the flavours of Cuban smokers. Size: 6x52, Toro. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Nutty … Continue reading 351. Rocky Patel Grand Reserve Toro

350. Rocky Patel Liberation by Hamlet Paredes Toro

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano. Binder: Nicaragua. Filler: Honduras & Nicaragua. Made in Nicaragua. Size: 6 1/2x55, Toro. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Caramel sweetness, wet leaves and … Continue reading 350. Rocky Patel Liberation by Hamlet Paredes Toro

347. Pendrey-Guillén Comando Camo

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Unknown blend. Made in Honduras. Size: 6x52, Toro. Wrapper: Well it's mostly a light claro, with maduro and candela wrappers glued on. Smooth but with some protruding veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: … Continue reading 347. Pendrey-Guillén Comando Camo

337. Southern Draw Rose of Sharon Toro

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut. Binder: Nicaragua. Filler: Dominican piloto cubano and Nicaraguan seco and viso. Size: 6x52, Toro. Wrapper: Light almond, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Plums and … Continue reading 337. Southern Draw Rose of Sharon Toro

308. Plasencia Reserva 1898 Toro

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Plasencia Reserva 1898 vaunts its goodness in every way. The leaves are derived from the finest tobaccos grown in Nicaragua and Honduras. Size: 6 3/4x52, Toro. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even … Continue reading 308. Plasencia Reserva 1898 Toro

294. The Circus Magician

Gifted by Benjamin George, owner of Puros.se. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Tobacco from Nicaragua. Size: 6x54, Toro. Wrapper: Nutty shade, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Caramel frappuccino. 1st third: Starts with a hint of caramel, a cup of … Continue reading 294. The Circus Magician

286. El Viejo Continente Connecticut Toro

Gifted by Benjamin George, owner of Puros.se. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Tobacco from Nicaragua. Size: 6x55, Toro. Wrapper: Light nutty shade, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light wood note. 1st third: Starts with a sweet round tone of … Continue reading 286. El Viejo Continente Connecticut Toro

248. Omar Rodriguez Reserva Escogida Toro

Gifted by Ramin Pourasghari, owner of YXtobak. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Omar Rodriguez is a cigar expert and author of the well known book "Cigar makers of Nicaragua" and this cigar is one of his special blends. Size: Toro Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily but with a rough feel … Continue reading 248. Omar Rodriguez Reserva Escogida Toro

246. Flor de Selva El Año del Cerdo (Year of the Pig) Toro Limited Edition 2019

Store bought at Cigarrummet. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Produced by Maya Selva Cigars. As the name implies, the cigar is being made in honor of the upcoming Year of the Pig, the next year on the Chinese zodiac calendar. The cigar has a habano wrapper from Jamastran, Honduran. … Continue reading 246. Flor de Selva El Año del Cerdo (Year of the Pig) Toro Limited Edition 2019

243. Gurkha East India Co The Classic Cigar Havana Blend Toro

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: The Classic Cigar: Havana Blend has been perfected using a proprietary binder and filler with twenty different tweakings of the blend to get it just right. With a San Andres Wrapper, The Classic Cigar: Havana Blend is a box-pressed and … Continue reading 243. Gurkha East India Co The Classic Cigar Havana Blend Toro

194. 1502 Black Gold Toro

Gifted by Peter Gaudenzi, 1502 Cigars European Market Director. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Darker milk chocolate, oily with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Earthy sweetness and a light touch of wood. 1st third: Starts with a dark roasted coffee, … Continue reading 194. 1502 Black Gold Toro

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

187. J.C.Newman Diamond Crown Julius Caeser Toro

Sponsored by J.C.Newman Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth feel with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light wood note. 1st third: Starts with a smooth note of whipped cream and a nutty finish. 2nd third: … Continue reading 187. J.C.Newman Diamond Crown Julius Caeser Toro

178. J.C.Newman Brick House Connecticut Toro

Sponsored by J.C.Newman Cigars. Location: This review was made outdoors during an gray cool autumn afternoon with 13°C. Wrapper: Cream light brown wrapper with a smooth feel and slightly protruding veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light hay notes. 1st third: Starts with a nutty sweetness, pine … Continue reading 178. J.C.Newman Brick House Connecticut Toro

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

156. Alec Bradley Black Market Filthy Hooligan Toro

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Barberpole wrapper so one is a light green candela and the other is a darker milk chocolate colour. Oily but with a little rough feel. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light and sweet taste. 1st third: Starts of with … Continue reading 156. Alec Bradley Black Market Filthy Hooligan Toro

154. H. Upmann The Banker Annuity (USA)

Bought online. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Nutty notes. 1st third: Starts of with a creamy milk chocolate sweetness followed by a nutty hint. 2nd third: Keeps the same. The burn: Burns steady and sharp with … Continue reading 154. H. Upmann The Banker Annuity (USA)