This blend is right at home as an accompaniment to a charcuterie board and just like a fine cured meat or sweet gherkin it is ok to overlook the outside wrapper’s appearance. The flavor profile is complex and stunning; the harder I searched, the more I found.
The wrapper is only slightly oily, has blotchy coloring, a bumpy roll/pack that shows through, rough seams, noticeable veins and one of the more messy caps I’ve come across. Certainly the wrapper isn’t the star of the show for this cigar. However, a velvety smooth wrapper feel, a high end vitola, the even firm pack and even bunch help. Those aspects of construction were promising but the bold toasty aromas off the foot had me turning over a new “leaf” of positivity.
That positivity was deservingly directed at the earthy fruity flavor profile that made this an interesting blend. Unique flavor notes reminiscent of dried fruits, specialty cheeses, vegetal tastes and nuts developed and transitioned nicely through the smoke. The cigar has a nice overall burn with an almost invisible burn line, though both samples needed one touch up each. A solid two inch ash holds on easily and added to the experience that overall made it easier and easier to forget about the wrapper’s appearance.
Break out some champagne, those cured meats you’ve got stored away, nut mixes, fancy cheeses and various pickled veggies or, even better, wait for a nice cocktail party to come around; this blend will fit in!
With the motto “where subculture meets cigar culture,” Brett Wilson founded the Proscrito Cigars brand in 2019. Referencing pop culture when naming many of their projects, the brand offers unique and memorable blends that stand out in a crowded marketplace. While the factory where their cigars are made remains undisclosed, they utilize premium tobaccos from all over the world to create their full-flavored expressions.
Wrapper: Corojo / Binder: Honduran / Filler: Dominican Republic (Cibao Valley), Nicaragua (Jalapa)
Vitola: Torpedo / Size: 6.125 x 50
Factory: Undisclosed / Country: Dominican Republic
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