Ratings & Reviews

REVIEW | Illusione F9
Lonsdale
90
points
Nicaragua
Nicaragua
44
44
Medium-Full
Medium-Full
Lonsdale

Tasting Note: A dark cigar with an oily wrapper. Its core of profound tobacco flavor is framed by leather, spice and licorice notes. The finish is slightly sweet.

  • Body: Medium-Full
  • Size: Lonsdale
  • Ring Gauge: 44
  • Length: 6 1/4"

  • Filler: Nicaragua
  • Binder: Nicaragua
  • Wrapper: Nicaragua
  • Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Dec 01, 2007
  • Price: $6.15


More Reviews of This Cigar

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Oct 01, 2015
Score: 87
A beautifully crafted smoke with a meaty, incense quality and molasses sweetness, though underlying acidity affected the score.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Jun 01, 2014
Score: 88
Slim and dark with some gnarly veins to the wrapper. It draws and burns evenly, showing a creamy smoke that hints of lavendar and hickory before a charry finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Jun 01, 2013
Score: 91
Tawny in appearance this Lonsdale is sweet, floral and complex, opening with freshly grated vanilla bean notes that take on graham cracker flavors and an maraschino cherry finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Apr 01, 2011
Score: 88
Finished with a rough cap, this cigar has a dark, attractive wrapper and even draw. This is a full-bodied, spicy smoke with lots of red pepper in the nose.

Issue: Cigar Insider, Aug 07, 2007
Score: 90
A dark cigar with an oily wrapper. Its core of profound tobacco flavor is framed by leather, spice and licorice notes. The finish is slightly sweet.

Cigar Aficionado's 100-Point Scale
  • Classic: 95-100
  • Outstanding: 90-94
  • Very good to excellent: 80-89
  • Average to good commercial quality: 70-79
  • Don't waste your money: 0-69
100-Point Scale

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