|There's a rich earthiness to the smoke of this thin cigar that's interspersed with hints of malted chocolate and lemon citrus. The finish is sweet and a bit chalky.|
|Issue||Cigar Aficionado – Feb 01, 2018|
|More Reviews of this Cigar|
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2012 | Score: 88
Rustic and gritty in appearance, this slender smoke has a slightly firm draw. It's a primarily toasty smoke with touches of coconut and almond, though the finish is a bit dry.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2001 | Score: 85
An oily cigar with a heavy earthy quality to the smoke. The cigar has notes of nougat and chocolate. Some inconsistency was noted.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2000 | Score: 84
A good solid medium bodied cigar. There is a core of sweet wood and cedar notes.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 1999 | Score: 85
A cigar with some rustic character. It has some hints of leather and cream on its medium to full bodied smoke. But some tasters noted a bit of funky earthiness.
Issue: Cigar Insider: Jan 01, 1999 | Score: 87
A toothy cigar with a rough wrapper. It's toasty and woody, with hints of pepper and leather.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 1998 | Score: 86
This cigar has a solid core of spicy flavors on a medium body smoke. There is a hint of earth, and a rather short and dry finish.
Issue: Cigar Insider: Dec 01, 1996 | Score: 86
The wrapper on this cigar is dark and coarse, but the taste is a bit light. It has some burnt wood flavors combined with a sweet spiciness. A clean finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Mar 01, 1994 | Score: 88
A cigar filled with earthy, spicy flavors. It's well-made and has a long, smooth finish.
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