Ratings & Reviews

REVIEW | Diamond Crown Maximus  Double Corona No. 1
Double Corona No. 1
93
points
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
50
50
Double Corona No. 1
Top 25 of 2009 | Rank: 4

Tasting Note: The largest cigar on our Top 25 list comes from the Newman and Fuente families, two of the most storied cigar families in the entire business. Diamond Crown is a new version of one of the J.C. Newman Co.’s cigar brands from the mid-1990s. The original was made with golden-brown Connecticut-shade wrappers that had undergone extra fermentation, and was exceptionally mild. The creation of the Maximus version in June 2003 recognized the trend for fuller-bodied cigars and added an exciting spicy element to the Diamond Crown brand, with a bold and oily Ecuadoran Sumatra seed wrappers that are dark and alluring. The Double Corona No. 1 is a rich, sweet cigar with plenty of cedar on the palate and a finish with notes of espresso beans.

  • Size: Double Corona
  • Ring Gauge: 50
  • Length: 8"

  • Filler: Dom. Rep.
  • Binder: Dom. Rep.
  • Wrapper: Ecuador
  • Issue: Cigar Insider, N/A
  • Price: $17.50


There are no additional reviews of this cigar.

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
100-Point Scale

Registered users can add this cigar to a personal humidor.
Log in if you're already registered.

Or register for Cigar Aficionado today—it's free.


Registration allows you to:
  • Keep track of your favorite cigars in your personal humidor.
  • Comment on all our stories.

Forgot your password?


Top 25 Cigars of 2015
Countdown

Days

Hours

Minutes

Seconds


Ratings & Reviews

Search our database of more than 17,000 cigar tasting notes by score, brand, country, size, price range, year, wrapper and more, plus add your favorites to your Personal Humidor.