This cigar is a TPC initially intended for the European market. The San Andreas wrapper is mostly smooth and dark. The foot smells of coffee and tobacco. The draw is perfect.
The initial flavors are coffee and earthy. The retrohale has quite a bit of pepper. The burn is very even.
This is a small but very full bodied cigar. In the first third there is pepper on the tip of the tongue. The smoke blankets the palate with a touch of leather joining the flavor profile. The retrohale is still quite peppery. The burn remains perfect.
During the second third a hint of cedar joins the flavor profile. The complexity of flavors for such a small cigar is amazing. The burn remains perfect.
Approaching the final inch the flavor profile remains consistent, a very pleasant blend. And the construction is immaculate. A perfect coffee cigar.