Cigar Aficionado

Illusione Epernay Le Petite
Odd
91
points
Honduras
Honduras
44 44
Medium-Full
Medium-Full
Tasting Note
A nearly flawless wrapper covers this cigar, which smacks of nuts and honey once it warms up. Some woody notes also come through, leading to a graham cracker finish.
Body Medium-Full
Size Odd
Ring Gauge 44
Length 4 1/2"
Filler Nicaragua
Binder Nicaragua
Wrapper Nicaragua
Issue Cigar Insider – Apr 21, 2009
Price $6.65
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2014 | Score: 88

Each puff is a spice cabinet of flavors that include cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg, though the cigar burns a bit hot, leaving a flinty aftertaste.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2011 | Score: 90

The lush draw of this little cigar fills the mouth with a peppery smoke. Leather notes also emerge building to a floral finish.

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