Ashton Virgin Sun Grown Belicoso No. 1
Belicoso No. 1
92
points
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
52 52
Medium-Full
Medium-Full
Tasting Note
Crafted with a blunted tip, this figurado showcases notes of spicy leather, chocolate-covered raisins and sweet tea. There is a pleasant minerality on the finish.
Body Medium-Full
Size Figurado
Ring Gauge 52
Length 5 1/4"
Filler Dom. Rep.
Binder Dom. Rep.
Wrapper Ecuador
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Apr 01, 2017
Price $11.20
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Insider: Dec 06, 2016 | Score: 92

Crafted with a blunted tip, this figurado showcases notes of spicy leather, chocolate-covered raisins and sweet tea. There is a pleasant minerality on the finish.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Feb 06, 2007 | Score: 91

A dark, oily mini-torpedo with an even draw and burn. It starts with a complex range of leather, earth and nougat flavors before a long, spicy finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2006 | Score: 88

A well-made belicoso with a dark, oily wrapper. It has a smooth, easy draw. The cigar is full bodied, with a nutty aroma, heavy wood and leather flavors and a tangy, spiced finish. Medium to full bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: May 01, 2003 | Score: 93

This beautiful, box-pressed figurado has a spicy aroma. It has rich leather and wood flavors, leading to a smooth finish with notes of black cherry. Strong, but not overpowering.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2002 | Score: 86

Brawny and dark, with good oils to the wrapper. This cigar draws like a dream The smoke is rich but a bit unbalanced. Medium to full bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2001 | Score: 90

A dark, silky cigar with a torpedo tip. It's a powerful cigar with an extremely peppery taste, and the finish is fairly rough.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Apr 01, 2001 | Score: 89

This well-made belicoso has a dark, oily wrapper. It draws and burns beautifully, with strong flavors of black cherry and dried citrus.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Jan 01, 2000 | Score: 91

A chunky torpedo with gorgeous color and a silky wrapper. It has a fine draw. The cigar develops very rich flavors of leather and cedar, with notes of cumin. A powerful, full-bodied smoke.

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