Cigar Aficionado

Partagás Culebra
Culebra
88
points
Cuba
Cuba
39 39
Medium-Full
Medium-Full
Tasting Note
Twisted and crooked, this serpentine cigar draws well, starting floral and woody yet intensifying to show earth and black pepper spice.
Body Medium-Full
Size Odd
Ring Gauge 39
Length 5 3/4"
Filler Cuba
Binder Cuba
Wrapper Cuba
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Apr 01, 2018
Price £37.40
Box DateOctober 2014
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2009 | Score: 87

Despite the bends and crooks, the attractive wrapper remains intact and the culebra burns well, but draws loosely. It’s a toasty cigar with some leather notes. The finish is oily and a bit charry.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Oct 01, 2007 | Score: 89

An intentionally crooked cigar with a fine draw. The rich tobacco core and flavors of cedar, orange peel and cocoa are not terribly refined but agreable.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2003 | Score: 87

This roughish culebra burns well despite its twisted form. The smoke is leathery and slightly chocolatey, with some earthy flavors.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Nov 01, 2002 | Score: 87

A rough, coiled cigar. It lights and draws well, despite its shape, yet burns slightly off. It's rough and woody, with earthy notes. Mild to medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Mar 01, 1997 | Score: 87

An unusual cigar in the marketplace, the three-cigar braid. It has a sweet woody character and decent construction. It's just odd-looking.

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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