Cigar Analysis : BALMORAL AÑEJO XO OSCURO GRAN TORO


Published January 6, 2019 5:11 pm PT
BALMORAL AÑEJO XO OSCURO GRAN TORO

The Balmoral Añejo XO Oscuro Gran Toro, released in 2018, is made in the Dominican Republic, at the Agio Caribbean Tobacco Company. The cigar features a sun-grown stalk-cut Mexican San Andrés wrapper, a Dominican Olor binder, as well as fillers from the Dominican Republic (Olor), Nicaragua (Jalapa) and Brazil (stalk-cut Mata Norte). You can learn more at the Balmoral US website.

BALMORAL AÑEJO XO OSCURO GRAN TORO

The Cigar Sense panelists noted the following as key aromas:

  • First Third: allspice, cedar, roasted meat
  • Second Third: allspice, cedar, black pepper, cinnamon
  • Final Third: cedar, allspice, black pepper, smoked

Nicotine Strength

Med-Strong

Shape

Toro

Overall Aroma Register

Cedar

Length

6

After Smoke Aroma

Wood

Gauge

52

Organoleptic Richness

Balanced

Country of Origin

Dominican Republic

Complexity

Good

Wrapper Origin

Mexico

Evolution

Good

Wrapper Type

Dark

Persistence

Long

Price Range

$10 - $15

Smoke Duration

90 Min - 2 Hours

Value for Price

Good

The Balmoral Añejo XO Oscuro Gran Toro current median fit to Cigar Sense members is 94%. The median fit to our members for all cigars in our database is 87.5%.



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