Cigar Aficionado

Padrón 2000
2000
90
points
Nicaragua
Nicaragua
50 50
Medium-Full
Medium-Full
Tasting Note
A lumpy, semi-pressed robusto with a flat head and sloppy cap. Notes of hazelnut and almond are accentuated by a cocoa powder character and cherry liqueur finish.
Body Medium-Full
Size Robusto
Ring Gauge 50
Length 5"
Filler Nicaragua
Binder Nicaragua
Wrapper Nicaragua
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Apr 01, 2016
Price $5.50
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2009 | Score: 89

Dark and pressed with a slightly rumpled wrapper., this cigar has an even draw and combustion with licorice, minerals and earthiness to the smoke. The finish is long with licorice as well.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Jun 05, 2007 | Score: 86

A veiny cigar with a rough cap. The cigars draws and burns evenly, with woody flavors that are slightly damp and earthy. The finish is leafy.

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

A veiny cigar with an even burn. It’s cedary and nutty, with some leathery notes and a chewy, coffee flavored finish. Meidium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2001 | Score: 88

Toothy and bumpy, this rough-looking cigar has a toasty, gummy flavor. It has hints of sweet vanilla and honey, with some rough notes.

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

A short finish held back this medium bodied cigar. There are hints of earthiness, and some floral notes on the palate.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Jun 01, 1999 | Score: 88

This well-made, solid robusto is box-pressed. It draws easily and burns slowly. It's nutty and rich, with chewy flavors of molasses and nuts. A tart finish.

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

Box pressed, with a streaky, spotty wrapper. It has rich cocoa and coffee notes, and some mineral flavors. Some inconsistency was noted in the draw and burn.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 1998 | Score: 88

A cigar with some inconsistency. There is some medium to full-bodied strength here, with some nuts and leather, but it ends on quite a dry wood note.

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

This cigar is medium-bodied. It has some spicy flavors on the palate, but it finishes a little dry.

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