Coronado by La Flor corona especial

Coronado by La Flor is made by La Flor Dominicana and just two sizes are available in The Netherlands. One of them is this 5¾x47 corona especial. The blend consists of Dominican Sumatra and Piloto Cubano with a Corojo binder. The tobacco comes from the La Canela farm, owned by La Flor Dominicana. The wrapper comes from Nicaragua and is a sun grown Habano.

The medium brown wrapper has a chocolate colour and is quite oily. I see a few veins and spots. The band is quite beautiful. The wrapper is quite thick. The predraw is fine and I taste dry tobacco with raisin.
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I taste an earthy flavour with some coffee, the flavours taste warm with some spices but without being spicy. After half an inch the coffee disappears, I keep tasting that earthy flavour with some spices and a mild sweetness. After an inch the spices, like nutmeg, grow in strength. The sweetness grows a bit in strength too.
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After two thirds I taste wood, cinnamon and a splash of citrus on the background and the aftertaste. The spices are getting stronger and the cinnamon is now the main spice.
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The smoke time of this cigar is exactly two hours. The draw is good and the salt & pepper coloured ash is compact and firm. The smoke could be a bit thicker. The burn is great. This cigar is medium flavoured and medium bodied.
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Would I buy this cigar again? I liked this cigar

Appearance: 8 / 10
Construction: 7/ 10
Draw: 7 / 10
Burn: 8 / 10
Smoke & ash: 7 / 10
Aroma first part: 7 / 10
Aroma second part: 8 / 10
Aroma third part: 8 / 10

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