Cigar Aficionado

CAO Flathead V642 Piston
V642 Piston
89
points
Nicaragua
Nicaragua
42 42
Medium-Full
Medium-Full
Tasting Note
Rolled with an abruptly flat head, this dark cigar has an exemplary draw and perfect burn. The smoke is dense with coffee bean and black pepper yet sweetened with notes of ripe apple and molasses.
Body Medium-Full
Size Lonsdale
Ring Gauge 42
Length 6 1/2"
Filler Nicaragua, Dom. Rep.
Binder U.S.A./Conn. Habano
Wrapper U.S.A./Conn. Broadleaf
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Apr 01, 2017
Price $7.19
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2018 | Score: 88

First puffs of this thin, box pressed cigar are charry, but its smoke develops woody, earthy characteristics with some touches of licorice. The finish is a bit chalky.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2015 | Score: 87

This severely box-pressed lonsdale delivers heavy licorice notes along with some woodiness, spice and a mineral finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2014 | Score: 89

Sharply box-pressed, this near-black Lonsdale is woody and floral in character. Touches of anise and toast lead to a short finish.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Dec 03, 2013 | Score: 89

Sharply box-pressed, this near-black Lonsdale is woody and floral in character. Touches of anise and toast lead to a short finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2013 | Score: 89

Sharply box-pressed, this near-black Lonsdale is woody and floral in character. Touches of anise and toast lead to a short finish.

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