Don Ursulo c-blend sublime

Little over a year ago I was browsing the internet for information about cigars and I stumbled across the website of Don Ursulo, a cigar maker from Costa Rica and after a few mails he decided to send me a sampler of his cigars in exchange for reviews. When I got the cigars they were very young and had a clear ammonia aroma to them so I decided to let them rest and today I am keeping my end of the deal for this blend and vitola, the Costa Rica Sublime, made with the secret C blend. Don Ursulo also has a Nicaraguan puro, which I will review soon. You can tell the blends apart by the different color cigar band.
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Well, back to the cigar, the C-blend Costa Rica one, the Sublime, 6.33 inch and a 54 ring. The cigar has a nice soft silky feel and the construction seems fine, no hard or soft spots in the construction. I like the simple band. The wrapper is pretty and the cigar has a barnyard aroma to it. The predraw is good.
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After lighting I could taste cedar with a slight hint of coffee. The structure is quite dry and so I need a drink with this cigar. Because I am reviewing and want a clear palate I have a glass of water. The flavor is pretty full but quite one dimensional; there isn’t much depth in it. The same flavor all over the cigar, a nice flavor though.
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The draw is fine, the burn is better than average. The dark ash is firm and this full flavored medium bodied produces the right amount of smoke.
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Would I buy this cigar again? Maybe, depends on the price
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Appearance: 7 / 10
Construction: 7 / 10
Draw: 8 / 10
Burn: 8 / 10
Smoke & ash: 7 / 10
Aroma first part: 7 / 10
Aroma second part: 7 / 10
Aroma third part: 7 / 10

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