Cigar Aficionado

Diamond Crown Robusto No. 1
Robusto No. 1
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
54 54
Tasting Note
Big and blond, with a lightly hued wrapper. It's a mellow cigar, but leaves a mild, balanced range of vanilla bean, ginger and baking spices on the palate.
Size "A"
Ring Gauge 54
Length 8 1/2"
Filler Dom. Rep.
Binder Dom. Rep.
Wrapper U.S.A./Conn. Shade
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Feb 01, 2014
Price $19.95
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2012 | Score: 88

This huge cigar is covered in a blonde, oily wrapper and draws well but burns unevenly. It's a wheaty, toasty smoke with a bit of almond and nougat.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2011 | Score: 87

Big and bright with a firm draw. It imparts a creamy smoke with feint touches of wood and cereal flavor.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2008 | Score: 85

A very big pale cigar that draws very well. The mild to medium-bodied flavors are woody and creamy with some papery notes.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2005 | Score: 88

A huge, golden hued cigar with an attractive wrapper. It’s very creamy and cedary, with some sweetness on the palate and hints of oats and coconut. A mild to medium-bodied smoke.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2003 | Score: 88

A shimmering blonde wrapper that's very well made. It has a firmish draw. It's a simple mild to medium bodied smoke, with notes of cream, almonds and vanilla.

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

Slightly veiny, this cigar has a firm draw and an even burn. It's papery with an oily, tarry taste and a funky finish. Mild.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2001 | Score: 84

A massive cigar with a pale, silky wrapper with nice texture. It's very mild, with notes of balsa wood and a slight tang on the finish.

Issue: Cigar Insider: May 01, 2001 | Score: 84

Smooth and evenly constructed, this thick cigar has a good draw. The smoke is hot and peppery, with sour, herbal flavors. It develops some earthy sweetness, but gummy, sour notes remain.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Mar 01, 1999 | Score: 87

Golden and oily. It draws easily for such a large cigar. It tastes cedary and sweet, with hints of ginger.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Mar 01, 1997 | Score: 86

This is a very well-balanced, medium-bodied cigar. It has nutty flavors, with a slight floral character and a light peppery finish.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Apr 01, 1996 | Score: 86

This mammoth cigar is very mild, with a light wheaty flavor. There is a subtle sweetness to the smoke.

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