Cigar Aficionado

Quesada Tributo Alvarito
Alvarito
86
points
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
40 40
Medium-Full
Medium-Full
Tasting Note
The rich, earthy notes of this dark little cigar are balanced by nuttiness and a touch of leather, but a bitter quality hurt the score.
Body Medium-Full
Size Petit Corona
Ring Gauge 40
Length 4 1/2"
Filler Dom. Rep., Nicaragua
Binder Honduras
Wrapper Ecuador
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Aug 01, 2016
Price $5.50
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2018 | Score: 86

There's a bit of a raw, earthy taste to this petit corona that warms to show its sweeter side with vanilla and fresh tobacco. The finish calls to mind dark toast.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2014 | Score: 91

There's a lot of tasty tobacco packed into this little cigar. Each puff smacks of strong coffee, toast and oak, leaving a fresh tobacco finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2013 | Score: 90

Very strong tobacco is packed into this little cigar, which starts with a big blast of black pepper. Touches of semisweet chocolate, leather and a touch of char make this an enjoyable, full-bodied smoke.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2012 | Score: 88

Richly colored and strikingly oily, this petit cigar leaves a smoked hickory flavor on the palate along with cedar and minerals.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2010 | Score: 89

This small cigar has a gorgeous dark and oily wrapper, and it smokes evenly. It’s an earthy cigar, with hearty notes of licorice and minerals.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Jul 13, 2010 | Score: 89

This small cigar has a gorgeous dark and oily wrapper, and it smokes evenly. It's an earthy cigar, with hearty notes of licorice and minerals.

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