Cigar Aficionado

Partagas Black Label Clásico
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
54 54
Tasting Note
Near black in appearance with a blistery burn, this robusto tastes primarily of licorice and cedar, but bitter notes and a gummy finish affected the score.
Size Robusto
Ring Gauge 54
Length 4 1/2"
Filler Nicaragua
Binder Dom. Rep.
Wrapper U.S.A./Connecticut
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Dec 01, 2011
Price $6.29
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2007 | Score: 84

A gleaming, black cigar with a good draw. It offers muted nut and charcoal flavors that lead to a sour finish. Medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2004 | Score: 87

This toothy maduro has a rounded cap. It’s toasty and sweet, with a hint of licorice on the finish. Mild to medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Jan 01, 2002 | Score: 89

A plump, oily cigar with thick, chewy smoke. It has a rich, chewy flavor, with notes of leather and earth. Medium bodied.

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