452. Trinidad Media Luna
Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.
Size: 4.5×50, Robusto.
Wrapper: Light milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Light cedarwood note.
1st third: Starts with a note of medium roasted coffee, chestnut and cedarwood.
2nd third: Gets a white & black pepper spice note added as it heats up.
Burn: Burns a little wonky, but with a firm and stable whiteish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.
3rd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours.
Duration: 16:15-17:15, 1h.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 88 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André