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REVIEW | Illusione Epernay Le Grande
Le Grande
Le Grande

Tasting Note: Full of nutty notes, sweet baking spices and graham cracker, this long corona gorda has a subtle red pepper piquancy and a touch of almond paste flavor. Tastes as elegant as it looks.

  • Body: Medium-Full
  • Size: Corona Gorda
  • Ring Gauge: 46
  • Length: 6"

  • Filler: Nicaragua
  • Binder: Nicaragua
  • Wrapper: Nicaragua
  • Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Jun 01, 2013
  • Price: $9.50

More Reviews of This Cigar

Issue: Cigar Aficionado, Aug 01, 2016
Score: 88
The rough wrapper of this cigar is covered in glue stains from top to bottom. Sweet notes of pistachio and graham cracker also carry a briny, olive-like quality, but the finish is dry.

Issue: Cigar Insider, Apr 21, 2009
Score: 92
Made with a richly colored wrapper and triple-seam cap. Cocoa and leather flavors turn cedary sweet. Pleasant lavender notes emerge before the long, honeyed finish.

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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