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REVIEW | Arturo Fuente Double Chateau Fuente Sun Grown
Double Chateau Fuente Sun Grown
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
Double Chateau Fuente Sun Grown

Tasting Note: This Churchill burns unevenly but draws well imparting a chewy smoke that is strong and spicy. A sweet dried apple note balances out the full-bodied flavors.

  • Body: Medium
  • Size: Churchill
  • Ring Gauge: 50
  • Length: 6 3/4"

  • Filler: Dom. Rep.
  • Binder: Dom. Rep.
  • Wrapper: Ecuador
  • Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Apr 01, 2011
  • Price: $5.80

More Reviews of This Cigar

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Feb 01, 2012
Score: 89
A dark, weighty Churchill with a bumpy head and thick veins. Mild tea notes build to a peppery smoke with some walnut undertones.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Jun 01, 2010
Score: 89
A big cigar whose initial, fleeting vegetal notes quickly turn to leather and toast flavors. The finish is floral.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Aug 01, 2009
Score: 86
Covered in a splotchy wrapper this cigar draws well. The smoke is cedary with citrus flavor and a dry finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Apr 01, 2007
Score: 87
Good texture to this nicely-made Churchill. Cedar and cocoa flavors are most apparent before subtle apple and light spice notes surface on the palate. A slow starter, but pleasantly medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Feb 01, 2006
Score: 90
A superbly crafted cigar with leather, earth and sweet spice notes, as well as some toast. A full-bodied blockbuster.

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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