Wrapper: Ecuadorian Maduro
Binder: Brazilian Mata Fina
Filler: Esteli, Condega, and Ometepe
Body: Molasses-infused rawhide
Foot: Mocha-laden chocolate
Cold Draw: An enticing blend of mocha, cedar, and red pepper
Opening: Embark on an invigorating flavor journey, filled with bold notes of red pepper, sweet molasses, cedar, and a mysterious fruit flavor, bearing a faint hint of freeze-dried strawberries. Mocha subtly weaves its way through these flavors, giving the palette a unique balance. The retrohale adds another dimension with its robust combination of red pepper, cedar, and mocha.
Development: The expedition progresses, carrying forward the mocha and cream accents, intertwined with a spicy red pepper undertone, complemented by the warm wooden notes of cedar. The encore of mocha brings a delightful surprise. Despite its peppery nature, the balance remains exceptional, reminding the senses of a sweet ripe peach lurking in the background. The retrohale mirrors the primary flavors, maintaining a splendid consistency.
Finale: The closing act presents a harmonious sweep of mocha, ripe peach, cedar, red pepper, and cream. The retrohale takes a spicier route, which would seamlessly pair with most brut champagnes. A finale that keeps your taste buds wanting more, this sensory journey leaves an unforgettable imprint.
Pairing Notes: Brut Champagne, Peach Iced Tea, Peaty Scotch Whiskey, Chai Latte, Zinfandel, Dark Chocolate, Mocha, Strawberry anything.