Cigar Aficionado

Macanudo Gold Label Lord Nelson
Churchill
87
points
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
49 49
Mild-Medium
Mild-Medium
Tasting Note
A pale and veiny Churchill with a firm draw. The flavors are sweet and sour, then develop into creaminess. The finish is short. Mild to medium bodied.
Body Mild-Medium
Size Churchill
Ring Gauge 49
Length 7"
Filler Dom. Rep., Mexico
Binder Mexico
Wrapper U.S.A./Conn. Shade
Issue Cigar Insider – Jan 01, 2003
Price $6.15
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Aug 01, 2015 | Score: 87

Crafted with a very round head, this yellowish Churchill holds a firm ash as it burns. It's a bready, grassy smoke with floral notes and straw-and-hay intonations that segue into a bitter almond finish.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2006 | Score: 84

Yellow in appearance, this cigar ha a firm draw and uneven burn. It’s mild, with notes of dry wood and alfalfa on the palate.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Apr 01, 2004 | Score: 85

Pale with a rounded, crooked cap. The cigar has a fine draw ,and is toasty and floral with a touch of roughness and a dry finish. Mild.

Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Feb 01, 2003 | Score: 86

Peppery, with almond notes and a hint of sour wood. A mild to medium-bodied smoke.

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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