The cigar begins with oak, mustiness and black pepper. At a half inch in, all components are even. At an inch in, the oak and mustiness have a slight lead over the pepper. The retrohale has an even mix of the oak, mustiness and black pepper. At an inch and a quarter, a hay note joins the profile. As the third comes to a close, the profile is musty oak up front with hay and black pepper in the background. The strength is slightly above medium.