|Pressed and attractive with an even draw and bur. The mild- to medium-bodied smoke carries some toasty flavors as well as odd sawdust notes.|
|Issue||Cigar Aficionado – Jun 01, 2009|
|More Reviews of this Cigar|
Issue: Cigar Insider: Jun 19, 2007 | Score: 89
Slightly pressed, this cigar delivers mostly woody flavors, complemented by leather and tobacco notes. The finish is cedary and oily with a subtle sweetness.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2007 | Score: 90
A lush, well-made cigar with a perfect cap. The cigar is ready and chewy, with complex, intriguing flavors. Notes of tea, cream and leather come through. It’s a gutsy, medium to full bodied cigar, with a long, cedary finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2005 | Score: 89
Beautifully pressed, this cigar has a chocolate, nutty flavor with some leather and earth notes. Medium bodied.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2002 | Score: 86
Roughly made, this cigar is leathery, creamy and woody. It's surprisingly mild, with a flat finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2000 | Score: 86
A good medium-bodied cigar. Although it's a bit dry on the palate, there are hints of dried citrus and spice. It's a bit closed down on the finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 1999 | Score: 88
A medium to full bodied cigar. It has some meaty and earthy notes on the palate. There is hint of cinnamon on the palate. But it ends a little dry.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Sep 01, 1996 | Score: 91
A well-balanced cigar with smooth spiciness. There are hints of dark coffee flavors and dried citrus notes, with a long spicy finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Mar 01, 1994 | Score: 87
Some inconsistency in this otherwise rich cigar, with spicy, nutty flavors and a long finish.
|Cigar Aficionado's 100-Point Scale|