306. San Cristóbal de la Habana LCDH Ofícios Aged 2009
Gifted my a friend.
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.
A 2006 release. Discontinued 2011.
Size: 5.3×43, Corona (Dalias Cortas).
Wrapper: Nutty, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light hint of oakwood.
1st third: Starts with a dried fruit, soft hints of cinnamon and cedarwood.
2nd third: Flavourwise it’s the same but with a little bit more intensity.
Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white ash.
Smoke: Light smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Keeps the same from part 2.
Duration: 18:15-19:25, 1h 10min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André