Cigar Aficionado

Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Diplomatico
Diplomatico
90
points
Nicaragua
Nicaragua
50 50
Medium
Medium
Tasting Note
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.
Body Medium
Size Churchill
Ring Gauge 50
Length 7"
Filler Nicaragua
Binder Nicaragua
Wrapper Nicaragua
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Jun 01, 2011
Price $13.10
More Reviews of this Cigar
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