Tasting Note



8-9-8 Varnished

A nicely constructed Lonsdale with a firm draw that eventually opens up. Earthy, coffee flavors are balanced by an array of citrus, cedar and vanilla notes.

Additional tasting notes for Partagas

Issue: Aug 01, 2008
Score: 93
An oily cigar with model construction. It is a panoply of rich, well-balanced flavors ranging from leather and earth to coffee and spice. The finish is long and toasty.

Issue: Dec 01, 2007
Score: 90
This good-looking cigar has fine oils and lovely color. It’s leathery and toasty, with a touch of wheaty flavor. A medium-bodied smoke that’s very pleasant.

Issue: Feb 01, 2006
Score: 89
An attractive cigar that has an inconsistent burn and draw. It’s cedary, with a touch of cocoa on the palate.

Issue: Jul 12, 2005
Score: 90
Oily and dark, this well-made and attractive cigar is chewy and bready, with big leather and cedar notes. The finish is long and lightly spiced.

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