Cigar Aficionado

Arturo Fuente Spanish Lonsdale
Spanish Lonsdale
88
points
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
42 42
Medium
Medium
Tasting Note
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.
Body Medium
Size Lonsdale
Ring Gauge 42
Length 6 1/2"
Filler Dom. Rep.
Binder Dom. Rep.
Wrapper Cameroon
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Feb 01, 2018
Price $5.20
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.

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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