|Slim and squarely pressed, this Churchill starts sweet dried berries, gingersnap and cocoa bean qualities before taking on flinty notes and a vaguely nutty finish.|
|Issue||Cigar Aficionado – Apr 01, 2017|
|More Reviews of this Cigar|
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2009 | Score: 88
Slightly box-pressed with glue stains on the excessively toothy wrapper. Flavors are a pleasant mild- to medium-bodied combination of cinnamon and spice with cedary undertones.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2007 | Score: 89
An oily cigar with a full draw and even burn. It has a pleasant sweetness that underscores notes of pepper, wood and coffee.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2004 | Score: 87
A toasty, cedary cigar with heavy wood notes. Medium bodied. Some inconsistency was noted.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2003 | Score: 84
Toothy and veiny, rather rough in appearance, this cigar has a fine draw. It's woody and light, with a faint hint of coffee. Medium bodied.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2000 | Score: 83
A firm, oily cigar with a streaked wrapper. The burn is inconsistent, and the cigar has creamy notes and a hint of bread dough. Mild to medium-bodied.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 1999 | Score: 86
A medium bodied cigar with a good creaminess on the palate. There is a hint of leather, and some woodiness on the finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jan 01, 1998 | Score: 84
A mild to medium bodied cigar. It has a strong cedary component, with a light sweet tobacco taste.
Issue: Cigar Insider: Dec 01, 1996 | Score: 90
This cigar grows more interesting with each puff. It is soft and mellow, showing wood, coffee and cocoa flavors. A complex smoke.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Sep 01, 1995 | Score: 89
A rich, medium-bodied cigar with a solid, sweet spiciness and a strong component of coffee beans that finishes just a touch dry.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Sep 01, 1993 | Score: 86
A medium-bodied cigar which has a firm, almost tight draw, is filled with black pepper and coffee flavors.
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