Montecristo Sublime

This is an old review that somehow never got posted when it should have been uploaded.

I got this Cuban cigar from a member of a Dutch board that is a true Cuban aficionado, and I’m quite the opposite. It’s a 6½x54 limited edition from 2008.
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The wrapper is shiny yet with a lot of pimples and a big vein. The construction feels good and the cigar has a mild barnyard aroma. The cold draw is good, spicy and floral.
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I taste a floral flavor with coffee and an earthy tone. After a centimeter its floral with sweetness and some cedar in the aftertaste with some herbs.
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After a third I taste floral flavors with herbs and a mild sweetness that don’t change until the 2/3rd mark where I taste the floral with some leather. The floral flavor gains strength with the leather on the background and herbs with the floral flavor as the aftertaste.
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The smoke time was an hour and forty five minutes with a good draw and a lot of smoke. The light gray ash is firm. I would consider this cigar medium in both flavor and body with an ok burn. There isn’t a lot of evolution in this cigar.
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Would I buy this cigar again? Nope!

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

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Categories: Montecristo (Habanos), Nicaraguan cigars

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