Cigar Aficionado

Ashton Churchill
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
52 52
Tasting Note
A lightly hued cigar with a few veins. It’s mild and nutty with some woody notes. A simple cigar.
Size Churchill
Ring Gauge 52
Length 7 1/2"
Filler Dom. Rep.
Binder Dom. Rep.
Wrapper U.S.A./Conn. Shade
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Dec 01, 2008
Price $8.50
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2001 | Score: 84

A blond, silky cigar with a creamy vanilla flavor. There are some tangy, rough notes. Mild to medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 1999 | Score: 90

A very well made cigar. It has a solid core of sweet spiciness, with some hints of coffee grounds on the palate. A solid, cedary finish. Medium body.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 1998 | Score: 86

A very well-made mild to medium bodied cigar. It has a slight dusty character, but there is a hint of earthiness on the woody finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Sep 01, 1997 | Score: 87

A very, well-made, medium-bodied cigar. It has peppery flavors, and a pleasant earthiness on the palate with an overall light, sweet herb character.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Aug 01, 1997 | Score: 88

This big, solid cigar has a smooth, oily wrapper. While it's a bit tight, it has a rich, creamy flavor, with hints of nuts and sweet coffee. Mild to medium-bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Sep 01, 1995 | Score: 84

This is a well-made mild cigar that has some spicy flavors but with some young tobacco tastes.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 1992 | Score: 85

This is delicate and light, with lovely creamy and floral flavors, and a refreshing aftertaste. An attractive afternoon 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