Cigar Aficionado

Partagas Black Label Bravo
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
54 54
Tasting Note
A very dark robusto with a firm draw. It’s a medium-bodied woody smoke that carries a vanilla sweetness.
Size Robusto
Ring Gauge 54
Length 4 1/2"
Filler Dom. Rep., Nicaragua
Binder Dom. Rep.
Wrapper U.S.A./Connecticut
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Oct 01, 2009
Price $5.55
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2011 | Score: 84

A near-black short cigar that tastes as charry as it looks. Some woody flavors comes through, but the burnt aftertaste does not subside.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2005 | Score: 86

This rumpled maduro burns evenly, with a gray ash. It has wheaty, nutty and cocoa flavors, with a touch of licorice on the finish. Mild- to medium-bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2003 | Score: 84

A rough-looking maduro with a good draw. The smoke is tart and cedary, and gets muddled near the finish. Medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2002 | Score: 83

This maduro has a silky wrapper. The flavor is very woody, and a bit dry. Medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Jan 01, 2002 | Score: 87

The wrapper on this cigar is very dark. It has an excellent draw. The smoke has notes of coffee and cocoa with a nutty aftertaste. The finish is a bit dry.

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