Cigar Aficionado

Partagas No. 1
No. 1
88
points
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
43 43
Medium
Medium
Tasting Note
A solidly rolled lonsdale packed tightly with tobacco. It's draw is firm, offering unusual combinations ranging from briny oysters and leather to sweet almond paste and bread dough. The finish is floral.
Body Medium
Size Lonsdale
Ring Gauge 43
Length 6 3/4"
Filler Dom. Rep., Mexico
Binder Mexico
Wrapper Cameroon
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Oct 01, 2017
Price $8.19
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2018 | Score: 90

A slender cigar topped with a round head. It draws and burns evenly, exhibiting a solid core of oak and leather with tangy notes of citrus and hints of black pepper. The finish is flinty.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2016 | Score: 84

A veiny cigar whose tight draw imparts a thin, tart smoke with touches of wood and hay. The finish is a bit acidic.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2008 | Score: 85

Dull and spotty, this cigar offers a dry, woody smoke with some sweet notes. A mild- to medium-bodied cigar.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2002 | Score: 82

Dark and rough, this cigar has a firm draw and burns a bit crooked. The flavor is rough, with balsa-wood notes and mushroom flavor. Mild to medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2001 | Score: 84

A mottled wrapper covers this cigar. The draw is firm. The smoke is woody and dry, and lacks depth.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2000 | Score: 83

This medium bodied cigar showed some signs of youth, with a slighty gummy character. There was some sweetness on the palate.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 1999 | Score: 84

A mild to medium bodied cigar. There is a strong cedary component to the cigar's taste. It has a hint of dried orange peel. It finishes quite dry.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 1998 | Score: 84

A cigar with a sharp, dry taste. It is medium-bodied, with a solid herbal note and a woody finish.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Jul 01, 1998 | Score: 85

This toothy wrapper is dark brown. The cigar has a peppery, herbal flavor, with some harsh notes.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Jul 01, 1997 | Score: 85

This cigar has a perfect burn, but some tasters noted a tight draw. It is mild- to medium-bodied, but it lacks depth.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Sep 01, 1996 | Score: 88

This is a well-balanced, smooth smoke with a solid spicy core and a touch of earthiness on the palate. There is a light, woody finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Mar 01, 1994 | Score: 85

This is a straightforward cigar with a good draw that delivers solid flavors of spice and pepper.

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