Cigar Reviews

Ratings are the average based on a blind tasting of each cigar by our expert panel of ten cigar connoisseurs, who together possess more than 100 years of cigar smoking experience.

92%C&S Rating

SOUTHERN DRAW: JACOBS LADDER

Tasting Notes: Cold draw offers notes of Black cherry, coffee, burnt molasses and black pepper, after five or six draws the taste of toasted cashews ...
Joya-Black
89%C&S Rating

JOYA: BLACK

Tasting Notes: This cigar is well-balanced, rich and filled with sweet and creamy notes of coffee, dark chocolate and hints of cedar. Size: 6” x ...
macanudo-inspirado
91%C&S Rating

MACANUDO: INSPIRADO WHITE

Tasting Notes: Sweet with spice, rich but nuanced, Macanudo Inspirado White is blended with Nicaraguan Estelí and Mexican San Andrés leaves, each age...
90%C&S Rating

PADILLA: CRIOLLO 98

Tasting Notes: Hearty flavors include cedar, black pepper, spice, espresso and cream, while the finish is slightly sweet and pleasing. This blend mak...
91%C&S Rating

PARTAGAS: HERITAGE

Tasting Notes: The viso leaves impart complexity and a touch of sweetness while the binder yields a subtle sweet flavor with notes of cinnamon follow...
90%C&S Rating

LA AURORA: 1903 CAMEROON

Tasting Notes: A medium-bodied cigar that provides a pleasant smoke taste and in which the sweetness of it’s spicy cinnamon notes are evident, along...
Padilla-san-andres
93%C&S Rating

PADILLA: SAN ANDRES

Tasting notes: Features traditional Cuban techniques of applying a triple cap and being rolled entubado. This cigar has flawless construction with an...
la-aurora-connecticut
91%C&S Rating

LA AURORA: 1987 CONNECTICUT

Tasting Notes: A creamy, mild to medium-bodied smoke that consists of coffee, nuts, earth and pepper notes with a hint of citrus. Size: 5” x 50 W...
91%C&S Rating

DREW ESTATE: HERRERA ESTELI

Tasting Notes: A creamy medium to full bodied smoke with notes of cocoa and mild red pepper balancing the sweet and spicy throughout. Size: 5.75” ...
88%C&S Rating

VILLIGER: LA FLOR DE YNCLAN

Tasting Notes: Presents a distinct full-flavor experience, due to the extended aging of the tobacco. SIZE: 5” x 52 WRAPPER: Ecuadorian BINDER: I...