|An airy draw imparts a light smoke redolent of straw, hay and muted woods, but background notes of nutmeg become more prominent.|
|Issue||Cigar Aficionado – Dec 01, 2018|
|More Reviews of this Cigar|
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2016 | Score: 87
A mild, creamy cigar with soft notes of sandalwood and coffee, and a mild citrus finish. The cigar dons a blonde wrapper and burns evenly.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2011 | Score: 88
Wrapped in a yellowish cover leaf, this cigar has an even draw and burn. It's light and toasty with touches of vanilla, spice and leather.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2009 | Score: 88
A dark blonde cigar that draws easily, but burns unevenly. It is woody and floral with light vanilla notes and a dusty finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2007 | Score: 89
A lightly colored cigar with an oily wrapper. It starts off with salty notes, then becomes toasty and cedary with hints of coffee and a toffee finish. Medium bodied.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2004 | Score: 87
Silky, with lovely texture. It has a fine burn and draw. The smoke is creamy and a bit floral, with notes of vanilla and a mild, bready finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2003 | Score: 85
Extremely silky but pale. The cigar burns well, but the draw is uneven. It's wheaty and sweet, with hints of dry wood. Mild in body.
Issue: Cigar Insider: May 01, 2001 | Score: 87
This cigar is very pale, but it's firm and well made. It draws well for such a dense robusto, with grassy, acrid flavors and earthy notes.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2000 | Score: 87
A good mild to medium bodied cigar. Although it lacks a bit of depth, there is a solid core of nuts and herb flavors. A bit of dryness on the finish.
Issue: Cigar Insider: Mar 01, 1999 | Score: 87
A good-looking cigar with a golden brown wrapper. It has a tight draw, with mild, creamy flavors and a note of toasted vanilla. A faint finish.
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Mar 01, 1997 | Score: 87
A well-made cigar with some characteristics of youth. But there is a solid core of cedar flavors with hints of nuts and a floral undertone.
Issue: Cigar Insider: Apr 01, 1996 | Score: 92
This is a pretty robusto with an excellent draw. It delivers earthy flavors while remaining smooth and round, and has hints of nutmeg and burnt spices.
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