Cigar Aficionado

My Father Le Bijou 1922 Churchill
50 50
Tasting Note
The notably dark wrapper of this cigar foreshadows the balanced, bottom-palate notes of coffee, sweet licorice and charcoal. Tasty and alluring.
Body Medium-Full
Size Churchill
Ring Gauge 50
Length 7"
Filler Nicaragua
Binder Nicaragua
Wrapper Nicaragua
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Jun 01, 2014
Price $11.80
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2018 | Score: 89

A hearty smoke full of oaky vanilla notes that are enriched by sweeter hints of black cherry and chocolate before a boozy, rum-like finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2017 | Score: 88

Earthy and full-bodied, this dark Churchill also imparts hints of mesquite and leather. Some metallic notes and dry wood affected the score.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2016 | Score: 89

Attractively rolled with a dark wrapper and three-seam cap. It's a fairly bold smoke with a hearty combination of earth and coffee. A cashew-like nuttiness also emerges along with notes of freshly unearthed roots.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2015 | Score: 88

Dark and oily, this Churchill imparts a creamy balance of spice, licorice and toasted marshmallow. The finish is flinty.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2014 | Score: 89

Gleaming with oils, this medium-bodied dark cigar is sweet and fruity with touches of tar and wood, though the burn is uneven.

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

The draw and combustion of this large Churchill are even and consistent. Initial hickory flavors turn charry and gummy with an aftertaste of perfume.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2010 | Score: 89

This Churchill is dark, oily and alluring with a full draw and even burn. First puffs are strong and cedary with some licorice but mellow a bit to show floral notes.

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