Cigar Aficionado

Romeo y Julieta Vintage V
Double Corona
86
points
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
50 50
Tasting Note
A rich and tan double corona with an earthy cocoa sweetness to the smoke. The finish is tangy, verging on bitter.
Size Double Corona
Ring Gauge 50
Length 7 1/2"
Filler Dom. Rep.
Binder Mexico
Wrapper Ecuador
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Jun 01, 2008
Price $9.00
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2015 | Score: 89

Creamy in texture, the smoke of this cigar offers an almond-like nuttiness as well as citrus, wood and slight brown sugar notes.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2006 | Score: 87

This big and golden brown cigar has a hazelnut flavor. The draw is lush and easy. It’s creamy and pleasant, with a slight bite on the finish. Mild o medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2005 | Score: 85

Beautiful in appearance, this cigar has a slightly uneven burn and tight draw. It has coconut and wheat flavors and a long, balsa-wood finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2002 | Score: 84

A veiny cigar. The draw is decent, but the smoke is papery and mild, with powdery, light flavors and a hint of alfalfa.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2001 | Score: 87

While it's a bit pale, this cigar is well made. The smoke is creamy, mild and toasty, with a sweet hint of tapioca.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 1999 | Score: 85

This cigar had a bit of a grassy character. But there were hints of coffee beans on the palate. Mild to medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Oct 01, 1999 | Score: 87

This cigar is grassy and bitter at first, but it smooths out, becoming soft and musky. It has a mild, floral sweetness.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Mar 01, 1995 | Score: 89

A medium-bodied cigar that has a light, nutty character with some flavors of mild, sweet spices such as nutmeg.

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