Cigar Aficionado

Arturo Fuente Chateau Fuente Sun Grown
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
50 50
Tasting Note
Finely constructed, A. Fuente's robusto has a nice draw and an elegant texture. It is soft and almost sweet on the palate with well-integrated herbal flavors.
Size Robusto
Ring Gauge 50
Length 4 1/2"
Filler Dom. Rep.
Binder Dom. Rep.
Wrapper Ecuador
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Sep 01, 1992
Price NA
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2017 | Score: 89

The herbal start of this robusto becomes heavier and more intense, leaving big nutty notes on the palate along with the dry, chocolate quality of cocoa powder.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2008 | Score: 88

Dark and richly hued with an even draw and burn. It is woody and nutty with toasty tobacco notes and some pepper.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2002 | Score: 86

This rugged looking cigar has notes of almonds and spice. It's sweet, medium bodied, and a bit oily.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2001 | Score: 85

This medium-bodied cigar has a very dry and woody flavor. It has hints of nuts and some spices, but it has a slight bite.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2000 | Score: 85

A peppery character. This medium to full-bodied cigar showed some inconsistency, with a touch of dryness noted. But there were some light nutty flavors too.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 1998 | Score: 87

A good cigar with a woody character. There is a hint of coffee on the palate, and a strong woody component in the taste. Medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jul 01, 1997 | Score: 85

A mild to medium bodied cigar. It has a mix of herbal and dry wood flavors on the palate, and a slighty dry, woody finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 1994 | Score: 85

Some inconsistency in this cigar. Good spice flavors with several woody notes. A Chateau Rothschild (the cigar has been renamed) scored 86 in Vol. 1, No. 1.

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