Partagás Serie D No. 4
Serie D No. 4
87
points
Cuba
Cuba
50 50
Medium
Medium
Tasting Note
Toasty and woody, this robusto takes on tangy, lemon and gingersnap qualities, but the finish is a bit gritty in texture. A low score for this particular cigar.
Body Medium
Size Robusto
Ring Gauge 50
Length 4 7/8"
Filler Cuba
Binder Cuba
Wrapper Cuba
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Jun 01, 2017
Price £19.35
Box DateSept. 2016
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2016 | Score: 89

Pale, with a slightly greenish hue, this robusto is topped with a three-seam cap. Predominantly floral in character, the smoke has elements of wood and almond.

Issue: Cigar Insider: May 03, 2016 | Score: 89

Pale, with a slightly greenish hue, this robusto is topped with a three-seam cap. Predominantly floral in charac- ter, the smoke has elements of wood and almond.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2014 | Score: 92

Earthy and floral, this attractive robusto picks up creamy chocolate-like notes buttressed by coffee bean and a hint of coconut.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2013 | Score: 91

A profoundly strong blast of leather comes through immediately followed by coffee notes, earth and a touch of ground pepper corns.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2012 | Score: 93

Rolled with a flat head, this robusto burns and draws evenly. Top notes of wood and caramel are balanced by base flavors of dark, semisweet chocolate and earth that linger on the palate.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2011 | Score: 88

A veiny cigar with an inconsistent draw and burn. It is woody and oaky with some sweet and savory notes.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2009 | Score: 91

Well constructed with a lightly hued wrapper. The burn is a bit off, but plenty of coffee, cedar and earth flavors come through the full, draw.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2007 | Score: 91

A gorgeous cigar with a reddish-brown wrapper. It has a fine, earthy aroma and a touch of pepper and leather on the palate. A delicious cigar with a medium to full body.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2006 | Score: 89

An oily and attractive cigar. It’s a very slow starter, but it turns spicy and full bodied with a touch of meatiness and some cherry wood on the finish. Medium to full bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2005 | Score: 90

An oily, brown robusto that has an even burn and good draw. It is earthy and toasty, with hints of caramel and nuts. A medium to full bodied cigar that shows good balance.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2005 | Score: 88

Good color on a rumpled wrapper. The draw is fine. The smoke has a dry, woody flavor, with some anise, sweet cedar and nuts.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2004 | Score: 91

Good color and cap on this robusto, with has a fine draw. It has a complex, exotic flavor, with black cherry, leather and chocolate notes. Medium to full bodied. Should be even better in one year.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2003 | Score: 88

A veiny, light-brown robusto with a nice cap. It' rich and woody, with hints of meat, nuts and cherry. Medium to full bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2002 | Score: 87

Dark and attractive, this cigar has a fine draw. It's hearty, with notes of licorice, leather, spice and wood. A strong cigar that should become more balanced with age.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Nov 01, 2002 | Score: 88

This cigar has a beautiful cap and golden wrapper. It burns and draws easy, and has a good balance of herbal, toasty flavors. Medium to full bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2002 | Score: 94

An exceptionally dark and oily robusto, with a silky wrapper. The cigar has a perfect draw. It's spicy and cedary at first, then becomes rich and intense, with caramel and nut flavors. Full bodied and delicious.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2002 | Score: 90

This attractive robusto is sweet and earthy, with a hint of leather and wood. Some inconsistency was noted.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2001 | Score: 91

A dark and oily robusto that draws like a dream, loading the mouth with rich smoke. It's earthy and woody, with leather and molasses notes. It's medium to full bodied, but a bit young.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2000 | Score: 90

Another solid performing medium to full bodied cigar. It has a core of cocoa and spice flavors, with a good earthiness on the finish.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Apr 01, 1999 | Score: 91

A gorgeous cigar with a brick-red wrapper. It burns well, with a full, lush draw, and has loads of spice. A complex cigar with toffee, black cherry and black pepper flavors.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 1998 | Score: 90

A full-bodied cigar. There is a funky, earthy note, with a strong flavors of cocoa beans and pepper. Excellent cigar.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jul 01, 1997 | Score: 92

This is a wonderully balanced cigar with a medium to full body. There are deep elements of earthiness and leather on the palate, and it has a long, smooth but very spicy finish.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Jun 01, 1997 | Score: 94

A red, alluring wrapper. It burns perfectly. Cedar and chocolate flavors and a nutty element create a full-bodied, complex smoke. A blockbuster that will improve with age.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 1994 | Score: 88

A solid, rich cigar with mellow spiciness and coffee flavors and a good balance on the finish. Can be slow to start. Scored 89 in Vol. 1, No. 1.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Sep 01, 1992 | Score: 89

A full-bodied style with some bitterness on the aftertaste, may not be everyone's smoke, but it is well-constructed for an ultra-even draw.

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