Cigar Aficionado

E.P. Carrillo Dusk Solidos
Solidos
92
points
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
60 60
Medium-Full
Medium-Full
Tasting Note
A dark, fat cigar with a lush draw. It starts quite peppery before showing notes of salted nuts, graham cracker and sweet raisins. A balanced and complex smoke.
Body Medium-Full
Size Grande
Ring Gauge 60
Length 6"
Filler Nicaragua
Binder Ecuador
Wrapper U.S.A./Conn. Broadleaf
Issue Cigar Insider – Jun 06, 2017
Price $9.10
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jan 01, 2018 | Score: 92

Ernesto Perez-Carrillo is one of the first people to speak up in defense of thick ring-gauge cigars. He believes that a large cigar gives the cigarmaker more blending freedom—and he's taken advantage of the 60 ring gauge format in the E.P. Carrillo Dusk Solidos. Covered in a Connecticut broadleaf wrapper, it's loaded with Nicaraguan tobacco, which is the main purpose of the cigar. E.P. Carrillo Dusk is a tribute to Silvio Perez, tobacco grower and former head of A.S.P. Enterprises. Perez introduced Perez-Carrillo to Nicaraguan tobacco, specifically from Estelí. The name of the cigar, on the other hand, is simply a tribute to the time of day Perez-Carrillo prefers when he sits outside to smoke. Its three-country blend elegantly transitions from notes of black pepper and salted nuts to sweeter sensations of graham cracker and raisins.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2017 | Score: 92

A dark, fat cigar with a lush draw. It starts quite peppery before showing notes of salted nuts, graham cracker and sweet raisins. A balanced and complex 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
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