As the final third begins, the profile is charred oak, dry earth and mustiness. At a half inch in, the dry earth has a slight lead over the charred oak and mustiness. At three quarters of an inch in, the char has increased. The retrohale is now young oak and mustiness. At an inch in, some bitterness has joined the charred oak. The cigar wraps up with dry earth, charred, bitter oak and mustiness. The strength in this third bumped up to slightly above medium.