|The draw of this near-black cigar is firm, delivering bitter wood, damp earth and a bit of licorice flavor.|
|Filler||Dom. Rep., Mexico|
|Issue||Cigar Aficionado – Oct 01, 2011|
|More Reviews of this Cigar|
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2016 | Score: 84
A woody, earthy little cigar with hints of coffee grounds and a charry finish that's slightly bitter. The draw is a bit firm.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2008 | Score: 84
This excessively dark corona draws well, producing a very white ash as it burns. The medium-bodied woody vanilla notes are muddled.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2006 | Score: 84
A very dark cigar with a fine draw and burn. The smoke is cedary but dry. Balsa wood dominates the palate. Mild to medium bodied.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2003 | Score: 86
A maduro with a rounded cap. It has a firm but workable draw. It's cedary, chewy and tangy, with notes of peat and black pepper. Medium in body.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2003 | Score: 84
Rough and dark, this cigar has a firm draw and uneven burn. It's dry and toasty, with a pleasant vanilla note. Mild to medium bodied.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2001 | Score: 87
A rumpled maduro with nice oils. The cigars is gummy and sweet, with some odd notes and an inconsistent draw.
Issue: Cigar Insider: Jul 01, 2001 | Score: 88
Black, shiny and solid, this cigar draws well and burns fine. It has exotic floral notes and a mild to medium body.
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