|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.|
|Issue||Cigar Aficionado – Apr 01, 2016|
|More Reviews of this Cigar|
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2010 | Score: 90
Dark and slightly pressed with an a steady array of chocolate flavors, nutty notes and some cedar. A medium-bodied smoke that draws evenly throughout.
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.
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