The cigar begins with lightly toasted oak, dark earth and vibrant black pepper. At a half inch in, all of the components have an equal fullness. The retrohale is toasted oak, zingy black pepper with light earth. At an inch and a quarter, the earth becomes a bit dry. As the third wraps up, the profile is an even mix of toasted oak, dry earth and vibrant black pepper. The strength was medium-full.