Viaje Holiday Blend Candy Cane


  • 2:42:10 PM

    Wrapper: Very oily/smooth

  • 1 min

    Band: Attractive

  • 2 min

    Seems like a fitting cigar for the last day of the year.

  • 3 min

    I gave the wrapper the maximum score because even though it's a barber pole, you can't even feel the seams when you run over them with your finger. Expert craftsmanship!

  • 6 min

    Wood

  • 6 min

    Earth

  • 7 min

    The first flavours are wood and earth.

  • 8 min

    Wood

  • 8 min

    Animal

  • 9 min

    Animal

  • 9 min

    Earth

  • 9 min

    Wood

  • 10 min

    Earth

  • 16 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 19 min

    Pepper

  • 19 min

    Animal

  • 21 min

    After an inch and a half a little bit of pepper pops up to give the cigar a bit more bite.

  • 21 min

    Earth

  • 22 min

    Herbs/spices

  • 23 min

    I also taste some spices. I hope there will be more of that, the cigar is getting a bit dull with mainly earthy flavors.

  • 26 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 33 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 34 min

    I'm getting some good coffee flavors now, as well as some herbs.

  • 34 min

    Herbs/spices

  • 43 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 48 min

    Animal

  • 48 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 48 min

    The final third starts with lots of leather.

  • 48 min

    Herbs/spices

  • 55 min

    Animal

  • 57 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 57 min

    Earth

  • 57 min

    Animal

  • 60 min

    Earth

  • 61 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 62 min

    Herbs/spices

  • 63 min

    Near the end, the cigar gets a bit plugged but strangely that does not seem to affect the taste.

  • 67 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 73 min

    Draw: Very good

  • 74 min

    Burn: Good

  • 74 min

    Ash: Good

  • 74 min

    Strength: Medium

  • Result
    Appearance 88
    Construction 83
    Complexity 63
    Dynamics 86
    Strength 50
    Total 74
Production Details

Brand Owner
Viaje Cigar Co.
Factory
PDR Cigars
Wrapper
Brazilian Arapiraca, Ecuadorian Habano
Binder
Nicaragua
Filler
Nicaragua
Size
6 x 54
Status
In production since 2012

Ratings

Score Percentile Rank
74 47 94

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