|A slightly pressed torpedo rolled with a rough and veiny wrapper. The cigar smokes well, offering sweet and nutty notes that meld with herbal elements before a dry, woody finish.|
|Issue||Cigar Aficionado – Feb 01, 2017|
|Box Date||Feb. 2015|
|More Reviews of this Cigar|
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2015 | Score: 86
A lopsided belicoso with a thin draw. It's dusty and wheaty with some balsa wood notes and a slight hint of graham cracker.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2014 | Score: 90
Semi-pressed belicoso with a lopsided tip. It's a salty and earthy smoke with floral notes and a spicy, peanut-like finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2013 | Score: 93
An attractively box-pressed belicoso with dense, complex layers of nougat and toffee balanced by leather and black tea flavors that resonate on the palate.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2012 | Score: 92
A sweet honeyed aroma emanates from this belicoso as it burns. The honey recurs on the palate along with floral notes, coffee and pepper. The draw is lush.
Issue: Cigar Insider: Jun 19, 2007 | Score: 94
Dark and oily, this gorgeous figurado has a profoundly leathery character balanced by sophisticated notes of coffee and sweet wood. The finish is long with leather.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2007 | Score: 91
A gorgeous belicoso with a good draw and a dark ash. It ahs a sweet, leathery flavor and notes of spice and cream. Medium to full bodied, with lovely balance.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2005 | Score: 86
Dark and attractive, with a good tip. The cigar draws well, but has an uneven burn. It’s woody and cedary, and slightly harsh on the palate. The finish is papery.
Issue: Cigar Insider: Aug 10, 2004 | Score: 91
Silky and slightly pressed, this belicoso has fantastic earthy, leathery flavors. It's strong, with hints of wood, cocoa bean and a Scotch-like note. Box age will make this cigar’s flavors sing.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2003 | Score: 90
A beautiful belicoso with a fine draw and even burn. It's a rich smoke, with complex flavors including cocoa bean, nuts and coffee. Medium to full bodied.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2003 | Score: 88
A nice sheen to this cigar, which is mildy toasty, with hints of cedar. It's medium bodied, with some rough notes on the finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2002 | Score: 81
Rough and oily, this pyramid has a firm draw and an uneven burn. It tastes young, with a green apple flavor and hints of coconut.
Issue: Cigar Insider: Feb 01, 2002 | Score: 90
This cigar has beautiful color, and it draws well. The smoke is chewy and earthy, with a floral character and hints of nuts. Medium bodied, with a leathery finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2001 | Score: 86
This torpedo has construction problems, and it burns poorly. It's a meaty, toasty cigar. Mild to medium bodied.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2000 | Score: 91
This cigar has a lot of peppery flavors with a light floral character. But there is also a core of leathery notes on the finish. Full bodied.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Mar 01, 1998 | Score: 91
A medium to full bodied cigar. It has robust roasted nut and sweet wood flavors, with a light, flinty finish around a core of spiciness.
Issue: Cigar Insider: Nov 01, 1997 | Score: 91
Smooth and oily, but with some soft spots. It loads the mouth with thick smoke that teems with rich coffee flavors and hints of cedar and sweet fruit. A pleasant but short finish. Will blossom with age.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 1995 | Score: 86
A well-made cigar that has an herbal aroma and leather and spice flavors, but it finishes a little dry.
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