Cigar Review: Gurkha Cellar Reserve Platinum Solara | CigarScore.com

Cigar Review: Gurkha Cellar Reserve Platinum Solara

cigar review Gurkha Cellar Reserve Platinum Solara

CigarScore:

CigarScore 2

Brand: Gurkha
Line: Cellar Reserve
Size: 5 x 58
Cut: Guillotine
Light: Match
Price: $12.60
Smoked On: February 13, 2019

Initial Thoughts:

When I cut this cigar, apparently the lounge's guillotine was dull-AF, so it ripped the spiraled end right off. However, what got to see is a nice blend of dark brown tobacco. The matches lit the torpedoed end easily and the first puffs delivered great flavors. The draw is easy (as it should be w/ the end hacked off), and the burn is very consistent.

Final Thoughts:

With about two inches left, the Gurkha Cellar Reserve Platinum Solara started to get really hot. About half-way through, the flavors became flat and ashy, almost burnt. Gurkha has a great reputation in the cigar world, but the Cellar Reserve, although the tobacco is supposed to be a delicious 12-year-old blend, does little to enhance or improve on their reputation. Given the heat in the final third of the cigar and the mediocre flavors, the price point is undeserved.

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Ellory is a serial entrepreneur and founder of CigarScore.com. After he started a successful coaching and consulting business in 2014 and a web design company in 2015, he now starts and builds businesses to help make the world a better place.

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Ellory is a serial entrepreneur and founder of CigarScore.com. After he started a successful coaching and consulting business in 2014 and a web design company in 2015, he now starts and builds businesses to help make the world a better place.

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