309. San Cristóbal de la Habana El Morro Aged 2007
From my own collection.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge.
San Cristóbal is a current post-Revolution brand, launched in late 1999.
The range comprises light to medium-strength cigars, using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region in Cuba.
Varnished Boîte Nature Box of 25 cigars.
Size: 7.1×49, Double Corona (Pacos).
Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light hint of cedarwood.
1st third: Starts with a smooth note of toasted bread, milk chocolate and a suave note of cedarwood in the background.
2nd third: Evoles to a cacao instead of milk chocolate, otherwise the same flavours.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Light smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a medium thought draw.
3rd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours.
Duration: 13:55-15:05, 1h 10min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André