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Espinosa Laranja H-Town Lancero - Cigar Review

NOTES:
Rolled a tick unevenly, but seams are tight. Pack softens in the three/three, draw hampers-some; mainly even-pulling till then. Big plumes a' smoke spike occasionally to bigger plumes, calming quickly twixt pulls. Smoke and shaft heat-up at band-point. The dark ash ain't a grower, is prone to splitting, and comes outta a sometimes jagged-line. Pacing is even 'nuff.

Citrus-forward mulling spice. Black pepper. Soft woods. Ebbing-and-flowing cocoa, less-frequently milk chocolate. Cedar comes sharply-in at the half with cardboard lilt. Leather and oils. Hay with grassy accompaniment under-belly. Zesty sweet-spice dials-back in second woodsy/earthen half. Short sweet/spicy-cum-earthen finish.

WRAPPER: Brazilian Laranja
BINDER: Nicaraguan
FILLER: Nicarauan

STRENGTH: Medium
FORMAT: Lancero
ORIGIN: La Zona factory, Nicaragua

FINAL GRADE: B
A 90-100 B 80-89 C 70-79 D 60-69 F 0-59

IN ADDITION:
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