Balmoral Anejo XO Nicaragua Gran Toro


  • 1:08:56 PM

    Band: Attractive

  • 0 min

    Wrapper: Very oily/smooth

  • 2 min

    Balmoral is a big player when it comes to machine-made cigars. In the handmade premium segment, they're more of a niche brand.

  • 3 min

    Lighting is effortless, the draw immaculate.

  • 3 min

    Sweet

  • 3 min

    Earth

  • 5 min

    Wood

  • 6 min

    Vegetal

  • 12 min

    Vegetal

  • 13 min

    The opening is very fruity and a bit woody.

  • 19 min

    Herbs/spices

  • 27 min

    Herbs/spices

  • 28 min

    Sweet

  • 33 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 40 min

    Pepper

  • 40 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 40 min

    Animal

  • 45 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 47 min

    Very strong coffee/dark chocolate flavors as we cross the half-way point.

  • 48 min

    Pepper

  • 54 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 61 min

    Animal

  • 68 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 68 min

    Herbs/spices

  • 76 min

    Animal

  • 87 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 87 min

    Animal

  • 87 min

    The last third has that typically Nicaraguan vibe, except no pepper/punch.

  • 91 min

    Animal

  • 96 min

    Looks like the cigar is settling down. A thouroughly enoyable smoke.

  • 96 min

    Draw: Very good

  • 96 min

    Burn: Very good

  • 96 min

    Ash: Good

  • 96 min

    Strength: Strong

  • Result
    Appearance 88
    Construction 92
    Complexity 75
    Dynamics 88
    Strength 75
    Total 84
Production Details

Brand Owner
Royal Agio Cigars N.V.
Factory
Royal Agio Cigars Factory
Wrapper
Nicaragua
Binder
Brazil
Filler
Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Brazil
Size
6 x 52
Status
In production since 2019

Ratings

Score Percentile Rank
84 8 15

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