Gifted by a friend.
Location: This review was made indoors in Hotel Havanna’s cigar lounge.
Size: 4×46, Petit Belicoso.
Wrapper: Dark roasted coffee beans, oily with a slight rough texture with small veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Hay, cacao and earthy sweetness.
1st third: Cacao, oakwood and earthy sweetness.
2nd third: Keeps the previous flavours with a smooth profile.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Slight black pepper note added to the mix, otherwise it keeps steady.
Duration: 16:35-17:10, 35 min.
Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 91 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André