Cigar Aficionado

Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Diplomatico
Diplomatico
93
points
Nicaragua
Nicaragua
50 50
Medium
Medium
Tasting Note
Precise notes of cocoa powder and coffee bean take firm hold against a nutty, woody background, all of which build to a sweet, vanilla-like finish. A delicious cigar.
Body Medium
Size Churchill
Ring Gauge 50
Length 7"
Filler Nicaragua
Binder Nicaragua
Wrapper Nicaragua
Issue Cigar Insider – Apr 23, 2019
Price $14.40
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2019 | Score: 93

Precise notes of cocoa powder and coffee bean take firm hold against a nutty, woody background, all of which build to a sweet, vanilla-like finish. A delicious cigar.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2017 | Score: 91

Initial puffs of this box-pressed cigar are a bit thin with a woody, tea-like quality, but the cigar picks up some richness showing hints of cocoa, leather and almonds.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2011 | Score: 90

A large, box-pressed cigar with a richly colored wrapper. The burn is a bit off, but the even draw leaves coffee, wood and nutty flavors on the palate, though coffee is the most prevalent.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2009 | Score: 90

This large, squared off cigar draws and burns evenly for the size, offering a sweet smoke with cereal notes and a spot of honey on the finish.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Mar 10, 2009 | Score: 90

This large, squared off cigar draws and burns evenly for the size, offering a sweet smoke with cereal notes and a spot of honey on the finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2007 | Score: 91

A gorgeous, pressed cigar with a chocolate brown wrapper. It burns beautifully th rich notes of black cherry, coffee and wood, complemented by vanilla bean. A very pleasant medium-bodied smoke.

Issue: Cigar Insider: May 24, 2005 | Score: 93

A box-pressed cigar with a silky wrapper. It’s creamy and cedary, with an elegant finish that’s both rich and woody, with notes of almonds and licorice.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Oct 01, 2004 | Score: 88

A gorgeous wrapper covers this cigar, which has a lush draw. It’s charry and woody, with a hint of minerals and earth. The finish is cedary.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Jun 01, 2001 | Score: 92

Perfect construction on this cigar, which has an easy draw and a perfect burn. The smoke is delicate and complex, with notes of espresso, cedar and cream. Medium bodied.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Apr 01, 2001 | Score: 88

A sharply box-pressed cigar with a slightly rumpled cap. It's toasty and balanced, with woody, nutty flavors. Mild to medium-bodied.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Jul 01, 1998 | Score: 92

This is a beautiful box-pressed cigar. The wrapper gleams with oil. It draws easily, filling the mouth with flavors of espresso and roasted nuts. Medium-bodied with a light finish.

Issue: Cigar Insider: Jun 01, 1997 | Score: 91

This cigar has a dark, oily wrapper and is beautifully formed. It burns well, showing smooth cocoa flavors and a hint of fruit. A pleasant, medium-bodied cigar.

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