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La Palina El Diario KB
40 40
Tasting Note
Strong and spicy, this powerful cigar is overwhelmingly earthy and tarry with a woody core. It could use more balance.
Body Full
Size Petit Corona
Ring Gauge 40
Length 4 1/4"
Filler Nicaragua
Binder Honduras
Wrapper Honduras
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Aug 01, 2017
Price $7.50
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2014 | Score: 91

A dark, streaky and oily petit corona with hints of licorice at the start lead into cocoa, black cherry and light woody notes. The burn is even, the draw full.

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