Cigar Aficionado

Archetype Initiation Churchill
Churchill
87
points
Nicaragua
Nicaragua
48 48
Medium-Full
Medium-Full
Tasting Note
Intermittent notes of mesquite, nuts and nougat go in and out, but a sharp finish hurt the score. A medium- to full-bodied smoke.
Body Medium-Full
Size Churchill
Ring Gauge 48
Length 7"
Filler Nicaragua
Binder Nicaragua
Wrapper Ecuador
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Dec 01, 2017
Price $12.89
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2019 | Score: 89

A matte-brown Churchill that produces a sturdy white ash as it burns. Its nutty, chewy smoke is interspersed with hints of molasses and vanilla.

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