These bundled Perdomo Fresco cigars are made by Perdomo of tobacco from their own fields in Esteli, Nicaragua and wrapped in either a Connecticut shade of a Nicaraguan maduro wrapper. I smoked the 6×50 toro with the Connecticut shade wrapper.
The wrapper is quite dark for a Connecticut shade, it is dry too with a few veins. The construction is good and the predraw is fine. I taste musty tobacco and I smell a barnyard. I really don’t like the band.
I taste coffee with a spicy but sweet earth flavour and the flavors have an ashy touch to it. The ashy flavour disappears soon and after half an inch I taste earth with mushrooms. The cigar tastes like autumn, like wet leaves. After a third I taste some spices and a little bit of citrus.
The citrus slowly fades away and the flavors that remain are wood with spices, still autumn like flavors, with a little bit of pepper in the aftertaste. Past the middle point of the cigar I get a powdered sugar flavour. After two thirds the spices, like nutmeg, are getting stronger.
This cigar has a smoke time of two hours and fifteen minutes! The draw is great and I got a decent amount of smoke. The ash is light colored and not firm. The burn is good. This cigar is medium to full flavoured and medium bodied.
Would I buy this cigar again? I don’t think so
Appearance: 7 / 10
Construction: 7 / 10
Draw: 8 / 10
Burn: 7 / 10
Smoke & ash: 7 / 10
Aroma first part: 6 / 10
Aroma second part: 7 / 10
Aroma third part: 7 / 10