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REVIEW | Hoyo de Monterrey Petit Robusto
Petit Robusto
Petit Robusto

Tasting Note: Medium to full in body, this sawed-off robusto starts out leathery and brawny with black pepper notes as well, though the smoke has a creamy texture.

  • Size: Odd
  • Ring Gauge: 50
  • Length: 4"

  • Filler: Cuba
  • Binder: Cuba
  • Wrapper: Cuba
  • Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Aug 01, 2013
  • Price: £13.10
  • Box Date: June 2012

More Reviews of This Cigar

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Jun 01, 2016
Score: 90
A near-pristine short robusto with a sweet, toasty maple and brown sugar quality. Hints of wood and nutmeg usher in the slightly sharp finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Aug 01, 2015
Score: 91
A petit robusto with a great draw and even burn. Prominent cedar and earth notes harmonize with salty, roasted peanut impressions and a floral finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Feb 01, 2011
Score: 90
Covered in a wrinkled wrapper, this cigar leaves notes of dried orange peel, earth and smoked meat on the palate. Full bodied and tastier than it looks.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Jun 01, 2010
Score: 90
A well-rolled, squat robusto with an impeccable draw and burn. It’s a meaty, medium-bodied toasty smoke that is not overly complex but hearty and flavorful.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Apr 01, 2009
Score: 90
There’s an array of flavors on this cigar ranging from coffee and leather to stony notes. The finish has a bit of oak. The draw remains even throughout.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Oct 01, 2007
Score: 93
A perfectly capped short robusto with a great wrapper. The flavor profile is diverse and sophisticated with meaty spicy flavors that take on a good shot of cocoa and leather. It gets better and better as it’s smoked.

Issue: Cigar Insider, Feb 07, 2006
Score: 91
A perfectly capped cigar in a gorgeous golden-brown wrapper. Its cedar and leather flavors are rich, but not overpowering. The finish is toasty, earthy and elegant.

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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