Tasting Note


San Cristobal de la Habana

La Punta

A pressed torpedo with a lush draw and even burn. It’s a toasty, cedary smoke with some dusty notes on the finish.

Additional tasting notes for San Cristobal de la Habana

Issue: Dec 01, 2014
Score: 88
The draw of this torpedo is firm, but still imparts an earthy combination of minerals, cocoa and tangy tea notes.

Issue: Oct 01, 2012
Score: 90
A nutty, earthy pyramid with base notes of coffee and chocolate. The draw is a bit firm, but manages to communicate a lot of flavor.

Issue: Apr 01, 2011
Score: 91
This peppery belicoso draws and burns consistently, offering some coffee bean, nuts and citrus around the peppery core.

Issue: May 06, 2008
Score: 91
Covered in a beautiful reddish-brown leaf, this belicoso has an excellent draw. Its core of coffee bean flavor is sweetened with a cocoa note before the earthy finish.

Issue: Aug 01, 2005
Score: 90
A balanced cigar with rich, decadent smoke. It has a nutty, earthy quality and a rich finish. Medium bodied.

Issue: Sep 21, 2004
Score: 90
A beautiful figurado with a few bumps and veins and a perfect cap. This aromatic cigar has rich leathery, woody flavors with a solid tobacco taste. It also has a hint of orange peel. Well balanced and strong.

Issue: Jun 01, 2003
Score: 90
An attractive belicoso. The draw is superb, and it burns with a light gray ash. It's complex, with flavors including anise, coffee and sweet spices. It builds in strength and character as it's smoked.

Issue: Jan 01, 2003
Score: 88
This cigar features earthy, leathery flavors with a hint of sweetness, but it lacks complexity. A medium-bodied smoke.

Issue: Oct 01, 2002
Score: 86
Veiny and rough, this belicoso has an inconsistent draw and burn. It's cedary and leathery, with some tarry notes. Medium to full bodied.

Issue: Oct 01, 2001
Score: 92
Very dark, very oily and well made. The cigar is syrupy, with toasty, nutty flavors and a medium body. The finish is cedary.

Issue: Jul 01, 2001
Score: 89
The belicoso tip on this cigar is perfect. The cigar has an irregular burn and a nutty, toasty flavor with a hint of cinnamon.

Issue: Jun 01, 2000
Score: 92
A full-bodied cigar with an excellent balance of flavors between earthiness and woodiness. There are also strong sweet spice notes, with a hint of nuttiness.

Issue: Apr 01, 2000
Score: 87
This rustic pyramid is solid, but the wrapper is poorly stretched. It burns well, showing earthy, toasty flavors and a big, chalky finish. It has hints of green, sweet grass, showing its youth.

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