A light, oily wrapper covers this well-made cigar. The draw is inconsistent, and flavors start out papery, but woody notes and some sweetness eventually come through.
Additional tasting notes for Ashton
Issue: Dec 01, 2006
An attractive cigar with an oily wrapper. It burns well, with a powdery white ash. It’s creamy, with some cocoa notes and a bready finish. A balanced, medium bodied smoke perfect for the morning.
Issue: Feb 01, 2003
This cigar has a firm draw, and it burns nicely. It's tangy and creamy, with vanilla and cedar notes. Mild to medium bodied.
Issue: Sep 01, 2001
Oily and solid, this cigar has a balanced draw. The burn could be better. The peppery smoke has a matching sweetness and notes of ginger. Age will improve the flavor.
Issue: Feb 01, 2001
This silky, oily cigar is a bit pale. It's nutty and grassy, with a medium-bodied flavor.
Issue: Aug 01, 1997
A blond, solid cigar. It fills the mouth with thick smoke and has a sweet, herbal quality. It is mild and lightly earthy. Some tasters noted a loose draw.
Issue: Dec 01, 1996
A well-made cigar that has a nutty character over a solid spicy core. There is a slight herbal dryness on the finish.
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