Cigar Aficionado

Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure Especial Edicion Limitada 2004
Corona Gorda
90
points
Cuba
Cuba
50 50
Medium
Medium
Tasting Note
A good looking cigar with a nicely finished cap. It burns and draws well. The smoke is rich and toasty, with leather flavors, tea and black pepper. Medium bodied.
Body Medium
Size Corona Gorda
Ring Gauge 50
Length 5 1/2"
Filler Cuba
Binder Cuba
Wrapper Cuba
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Feb 01, 2006
Price £14.00
Box DateOct. 2004
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Insider: Nov 01, 2005 | Score: 85

A veiny wrapper covers this toothy cigar. It has a firm draw and uneven burn. The flavors are muddled, with some earth and Graham cracker notes and a tart finish.

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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