Cigar Aficionado

Ashton Magnum
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
50 50
Tasting Note
A bright, cedary cigar with a bit of nutmeg and a creamy lemon-like undertone. The finish becomes slightly acidic.
Body Mild
Size Robusto
Ring Gauge 50
Length 5"
Filler Dom. Rep.
Binder Dom. Rep.
Wrapper U.S.A./Conn. Shade
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Jun 01, 2016
Price $8.50
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2007 | Score: 85

This blonde cigar is well made with an easy draw, but burns a bit hot. The flavors are dry and bready with some muted woody, papery flavors and a sharp finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2005 | Score: 86

The color on this cigar could be better. It has some chalk notes, and a solid core of tobacco flavor. Mild.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Sep 01, 2001 | Score: 87

Pale, oily and solid, this cigar has a nice draw. The smoke is floral and herbal, with a sweet, creamy middle. The finish has some rough notes.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2000 | Score: 87

A cigar with a light herbal character. It has some toasty and nutty notes in the palate too, with some dryness. A quite dry finish. Mild to medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 1998 | Score: 86

A cigar with a toasty character. There are some woody elements on the palate, and a little dryness. Nice medium body.

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

An oily, smooth robusto. It has a tight draw. It is slightly peppery, with a sweet, musty character.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jul 01, 1997 | Score: 87

A very well-balanced cigar with a smooth, creamy character. There are solid hints of toastiness and leather and a cedary finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 1994 | Score: 88

A pleasant, medium-bodied cigar with solid flavors of mild spices and an earthy quality on the finish. Scored 82 in Vol. 1, No. 1.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Sep 01, 1992 | Score: 82

This is a clean, very mild well-made cigar, with grassy, earthy aromas and flavors.

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