Cigar Aficionado

Ashton Corona
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
44 44
Tasting Note
There is a lot more body than its light, claro wrapper suggests. It's earthy and toasty with touches of espresso and baking spices that leave a nutty aftertaste.
Body Mild-Medium
Size Corona
Ring Gauge 44
Length 5 1/2"
Filler Dom. Rep.
Binder Dom. Rep.
Wrapper U.S.A./Conn. Shade
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Dec 01, 2015
Price $8.00
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2007 | Score: 87

A well-made cigar with a light wrapper. It’s a fine performer, with some papery notes at the start that become woody and toasty with a shot of cocoa sweetness. Mild to medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2006 | Score: 88

Blonde in appearance, with a smooth, easy draw, this mild cigar has some hard wood and savory spice notes. There’s also a light dusting of pepper.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2004 | Score: 85

Pale and yellow in appearance, this mild cigar has chewy, grassy notes and a dry wood flavor.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2002 | Score: 90

A beautiful cap tops this cigar, which is light in color. It draws beautifully, burning with a fine aroma. It has notes of brown sugar, nuts and toast. A mild to medium-bodied smoke.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Sep 01, 2001 | Score: 85

This golden-brown cigar has some rough spots. The smoke is creamy and mild to medium bodied, with some grassy notes on the finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2000 | Score: 85

A cigar with a dry, herbal quality. There is a note of creamy smoothness on the palate, and a woody finish. Mild to medium.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 1999 | Score: 82

A mild to medium bodied cigar. It is a quite woody with a dry character.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 1998 | Score: 87

A smooth, creamy-tasting cigar. There are solid notes of sweet herbs and a sweet wood finish. mild- to medium-bodied.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Aug 01, 1997 | Score: 87

A golden brown cigar with an oily wrapper. It is mild to medium-bodied, with some solid notes of cream and light spice, and a tangy finish. Some tasters noted a loose draw.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Mar 01, 1996 | Score: 84

A nice, mild cigar with some light spicy flavors and a pleasant herbal character.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Mar 01, 1993 | Score: 86

This cigar is well-made and gives plenty of flavor, which goes from coffee to a light spiciness on the palate.

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