CAO Colombia Bogota


  • 2:30:07 PM

    Wrapper: Oily/smooth

  • 0 min

    Band: Satisfactory

  • 2 min

    Now that I've heard Rick Rodriguez explain in person what he was trying to accomplish when blending this cigar, I decided to give it another chance.

  • 3 min

    Before, I found it too mild but at least now I know why: to highlight the Colombian tobacco.

  • 5 min

    Wood

  • 8 min

    Wood

  • 11 min

    Vegetal

  • 20 min

    Vegetal

  • 21 min

    After some initial woody flavors, the cigar now displays a whole range of vegetal flavors: grass, hay, fruit.

  • 40 min

    Earth

  • 48 min

    Earth

  • 48 min

    Sweet

  • 48 min

    Other

  • 49 min

    I'm getting some mild sweetness but also a nasty bitter note that's rather unpleasant.

  • 59 min

    Other

  • 61 min

    The nasty taste remains, even after a purge. That's a pity because underneath I can faintly distinguish some creamy sweetness.

  • 77 min

    Animal

  • 80 min

    I'm sorry, Rick, but this stick is not for me. I find it boring and bland, I'm afraid. There's just not enough depth to the flavors.

  • 80 min

    Draw: Good

  • 80 min

    Burn: Adequate

  • 80 min

    Ash: Good

  • 80 min

    Strength: Mild

  • Result
    Appearance 63
    Construction 67
    Complexity 50
    Dynamics 97
    Strength 25
    Total 61
Production Details

Brand Owner
General Cigar Company, Inc.
Factory
STG EstelĂ­
Wrapper
Honduras (Jamastran Valley)
Binder
Cameroon
Filler
Colombia
Size
6 x 60
Status
In production since 2014

Ratings

Score Percentile Rank
61 92 140

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