Cigar Aficionado

Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur Prensado Oscuro
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48 48
Tasting Note
A beautiful, box-pressed cigar with a flawless wrapper. It has powerful notes of leather and toast from the first puff, with some rough notes. Medium to full bodied.
Size Maduro
Ring Gauge 48
Length 6 18"
Filler Dom. Rep., Honduras, Nicaragua
Binder U.S.A./Conn. Shade
Wrapper U.S.A./Conn. Broadleaf
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Dec 01, 2000
Price $6.00
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2002 | Score: 86

A box pressed cigar with few flaws. The smoke is woody and nutty, with hints of cream. Medium to full bodied.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Jun 01, 2001 | Score: 85

A dark, oily cigar with a nice burn. The smoke is cedary, spicy and charred, with a medium body.

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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