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REVIEW | Aurora 1495 Churchill
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic

Tasting Note: A roughly made Churchill with a sloppy cap. It’s a toasty, creamy cigar that occasionally smacks of spicy hot pepper. Tastes much better than it looks

  • Body: Full
  • Size: Churchill
  • Ring Gauge: 47
  • Length: 7"

  • Filler: Dom. Rep., Nicaragua, Peru
  • Binder: Dom. Rep.
  • Wrapper: Ecuador
  • Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Dec 01, 2008
  • Price: $10.00

More Reviews of This Cigar

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Jun 01, 2014
Score: 89
Covered in a notably veiny wrapper, this cigar has a bit of a firm draw that shows plenty of sweet woody notes, cocoa bean and a hint of orange peel.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Dec 01, 2010
Score: 90
Dark and oily with a strikingly even burn. Flavors start out with a mineral sweetness, then progress to a balance of spice, coffee bean and wood.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Dec 01, 2007
Score: 89
A toothy and veiny smoke that performs well. It’s dry at first, then becomes sweet and woody. Coffee bean flavors are also present on this balanced medium-bodied cigar.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Feb 01, 2006
Score: 88
A dark, oily cigar with a superb draw. It has notes of cocoa bean and spicy anise, with a touch of herbal qualities. Medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Insider, Nov 15, 2005
Score: 87
This cigar has excellent color and shine. Strong tobacco flavors are complemented by earth notes. The long finish smacks of licorice spice, cream and coffee.

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
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