Arturo Fuente Forbidden X 13 Belicoso Cigar Review – This 5.5×52 stick features a firmly packed oily wrapper with a dark chocolate slightly red hued tone, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, slight tooth and mild sweet cocoa aroma. First light reveals a complex medium-full bodied smoke with a perfect draw and notes of a slight caramel sweetness, dark roasted nuts and cocoa, deep natural tobacco all on a long smooth syrupy finish. The first third burns perfectly changing the flavors to a slick sweet creamy leather with a touch of cocoa on the finish. The smoke is on the thick side and very smooth. Hitting the 1/2 way point at 45 minutes flavors were the same with the addition of a strong but smooth black pepper on the draw and finish. The ash was still holding strong. Ending at 1:15 where it got very hot, the band took off a huge wrapper chunk and flavors shifted to a warn nuttiness, sweet earth and the pepper died down.
All content © 2019 by Bryan Glynn. No content may be used without express permission. Cigar Obsession is a leading premium hand rolled cigar review site blog and video review depository. Holding the world's leading video cigar review collection of brands such as Cohiba, Padron, Drew Estate, Gurkha, Partagas, Macanudo, Arturo Fuente, Ashton, CAO, Oliva, Rocky Patel, etc. new reviews are posted regularly.