|Oils are seeping through the Connecticut shade wrapper of this cigar, which draws well. It's grassy up front, but picks up sweet molasses and baking spices.|
|Issue||Cigar Aficionado – Dec 01, 2014|
|More Reviews of this Cigar|
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2018 | Score: 90
The leather and citrus notes of this lonsdale become nutty before transitioning to a sweet nougat and marzipan finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2017 | Score: 89
Light in appearance, this lonsdale shows a surprisingly rich, woody character with notes of baking spice that culminate in a graham-cracker finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2016 | Score: 88
The bready, cedary notes of this yellowish lonsdale become quite sweet with a sugary, maple-candy finish that sticks to the palate.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2007 | Score: 86
Yellow in color, this cigar has a fine draw and burn. It dry, with some balsa wood flavors and a touch of cream and earth. Mild.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2004 | Score: 85
Tan, with some oils on the wrapper. The cigar burns unevenly. It has balsa and coconut notes, and a mild body.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2002 | Score: 83
Rough in appearance, this cigar tunnels as it burns. The smoke is tart and papery, with a hint of fruit.
Issue: Cigar Insider: Sep 01, 2001 | Score: 88
Golden brown, with a nice draw and burn. The smoke is herbal and nutty, with hints of vanilla bean.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2000 | Score: 81
A quite mild cigar. It has a salty character, with a rather light papery, almost vegetal finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 1999 | Score: 81
A pretty-looking cigar. There were some hints of light cedar, but it was extremely mild. A very light body with a light woody finish. A hint of youth.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 1998 | Score: 81
This cigar has some coffee bean tastes. It also has a toasty character, and a smooth taste. Well-made. The finish seems a little short.
Issue: Cigar Insider: Aug 01, 1997 | Score: 85
A well-made cigar, but the smoke is thin. Some hot, gassy flavors were noted, along with a sweet quality. Mild, and lacks depth.
Issue: Cigar Insider: Sep 01, 1996 | Score: 86
A good-looking cigar, with some oils and veins. It burns and draws well, leaving a gray ash. The smoke is smooth and mild with a tangy flavor and a grassy finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Sep 01, 1996 | Score: 86
A very pleasant, creamy cigar. It has strong flavors of nuts, with hints of leather and nutmeg.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Mar 01, 1994 | Score: 88
This cigar has an oily reddish-brown wrapper. It delivers a rich mix of flavors including spices and nuts.
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