Vegas Cubanas invictas

This Vegas Cubanas invictos is a robusto size (5 x 50) cigar by Don Pepin Garcia. I don’t know the age of the cigar, but the production date is post 2007 as the band had the new design.
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The Habano Rosado claro wrapper is smooth, oily and almost without any veins. I didn’t like the cigar band that much. The cigar has a nice peppery barnyard aroma. The predraw is fine and I can’t find anything wrong with the construction upon first inspection.
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I can taste wood with some herbal flavors. After half an inch the herbal flavor disappears and I get a little bit of leather shining through the wood. My mouth gets a bit dry. Half an inch later I can taste a peppery chocolate, slightly salt. The chocolate slowly disappears and salty spices remain. At 2/3rd the flavors grow in strength, wood and spices although the wood is just a temporarily flavor, but it makes a comeback at the end. The final few puffs also bring a fresh, almost menthol like, flavor to the cigar.
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I got a lot of smoke and the burn is straight. This medium bodied, medium flavored cigar produces a dark gray ash. This is a good cigar but not memorable.
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Would I buy this cigar again? Maybe, It is a good cigar but I like the CI Legend or the DPG black better. Then again, maybe my expectations for this cigar were too high.

Appearance: 7 / 10
Construction: 7 / 10
Draw: 7 / 10
Burn: 7 / 10
Smoke & ash: 7 / 10
Aroma first part: 7 / 10
Aroma second part: 7 / 10
Aroma third part: 7 / 10

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