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For Your Humidor: 102 Cigars Rated!

For Your Humidor: 102 Cigars Rated!

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 newworld-af _________________________
AJ Fernandez
New World Almirante Belicoso
5 1/2 x 55
Wrapper: Dark Nicaragua
Binder: Jalapa
Filler: Blend of Ometepe, Condega and Esteli
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied with elements of wetness and spiciness
Rating: 93
Cigars_1412_AJ Fernandez San Lotano Bull  _________________________
AJ Fernandez
San Lotano Bull Torpedo 6½ X 54
Wrapper: Ecuadorean and Sumatran
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: NigaraguanTasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied with oak, coffee, leather and spices, with a box-pressed finish Rating: 93
Cigars_1412_AJ Fernandez San Lotano Habano _________________________
AJ Fernandez
San Lotano HabanoRobusto 5½ X 54
Wrapper: Brazilian Habano
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nigaraguan, Honduran and Dominican
Tasting Notes: Rich and robust
Rating: 92
Alec Bradley Coyol Belicoso _________________________
Alec Bradley
Coyol Belicoso
5½ X 58
Wrapper: Honduran Binder: Honduran Filler: Honduran, Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Great aroma and flavor; robust, rustic and luxurious
Rating: 90
Alec Bradley Nica Puro Robusto _________________________
Alec Bradley
Nica Puro Robusto
5 X 50
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied with lush, exotic smoke
Rating: 87
Various product shots of the Alec Bradley Linage line. Photographed in Charlotte, NC. Photographs by Peter Taylor. _________________________
Alec Bradley
The Lineage Toro
6 X 54
Wrapper: Honduran Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Honduran, Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied with notes of earth and cedar
Rating: 86
Altadis Espada Montecristo _________________________
Altadis U.S.A.
Espada by Montecristo
Guard 6 X 50
Wrapper: Habano Jalapa Vintage 2010
Binder: Habano Jalapa Vintage 2009
Filler: Habano Jalapa Seco Vintage 2008, Habano Jalapa Viso Ometepe Vintage 2008, Habano Condega
Ligero Vintage 2008
Tasting Notes: Rich, complex, majestic,
deeply satisfying; medium
to full-bodied
Rating: 93
Altadis Romeo y Julieta 1875 single _________________________
Altadis U.S.A.
The Romeo by Romeo y Julieta Aging Room Capriccio
6 X 54
Wrapper: Habano
Dominicano
Binder: Habano
Dominicano
Filler: Habano
Dominicano
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied, rich and savory with subtle and complex nuances of flavor
Rating: 97
Altadis Banker Upmann _________________________
Altadis U.S.A.
The Banker by H. Upmann Annuity
6 X 52
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Habano
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan, Dominican
Tasting Notes: Rich, full-flavored and spicy with robust body and aroma; medium to full-bodied
Rating: 91
Altadis Romeo y Julieta 1875 single _________________________
Altadis U.S.A.
1875 Romeo y Julieta Tres
6 x 50
Wrapper: Select vintage 2010 Indonesian Shade TBN Binder: Aged Dominican Piloto Filler: Aged Dominican Piloto, Dominican Olor
Tasting Notes: Bold and complex with notes of hickory and spice
Rating: 93
Altadis 8153-Montecristo-White-Single _________________________
Altadis U.S.A.
Montecristo White Series Toro
6 X 54
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Connecticut Shade Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Dominican, Nicaraguan Tasting Notes: Creamy and savory with subtle spice, hints of café au lait and toasty hazelnut aroma
Rating: 93
Altadis Henry Clay Single Stick _________________________
Altadis U.S.A.
Henry Clay Toro
6 X 50
Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro
Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Smooth, fuller-bodied flavor and aroma
Rating: 95
Arturo Fuente - Anejo 48 _________________________
Arturo Fuente
Anejo Reserva 48
7 x 48
Wrapper: 5-year-old Connecticut Maduro
Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: A rich, spicy, slightly sweet smoke that leaves a distinct finish
Rating: 95
Arturo Fuente Gran Reserva _________________________
Arturo Fuente
Flor Fina 8-5-8 Sun Grown 6¼ x 47
Wrapper: Sun-grown Ecuadorean
Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Full-bodied and rich with notes of chocolate, cinnamon and pepper spice, with an earthiness
Rating: 90
Arturo Fuente Gran Reserva2 _________________________
Arturo FuenteGran Reserva
7¼ x 48
Wrapper: Connecticut Seed Ecuadorean
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with notes
of cedar and spice; very rich and creamy with a smooth finish
Rating: 89
 aging-roombin1 _________________________
Boutique Blends
Aging Room Bin No. 1 B Minor Robusto
6.125 X 52
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Habano
Binder: Habano Dominicano Filler: Habano Dominicano Tasting Notes: Full-bodied, full of hickory and nougat notes complemented by subtle notes of cocoa and brown sugar
Rating: 93
aging-room-rondo _________________________
Boutique Blends
M356ii
Rondo Robusto
5 X 50
Wrapper: Habano Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied with earthy notes and touches of black pepper
Rating: 91
swag-black _________________________
Boutique Blends
Swag Black Lavish Robusto
5 X 54
Wrapper: Habano Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Full-bodied with notes of vanilla and cinnamon sweetness and a toasty and oaky finish
Rating: 90
Primero Churchill _________________________
Búho Cigars
Primero Churchill
7 X 48
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Connecticut Shade
Binder: Indonesian
Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Mild to medium-bodied,
extremely smooth and rich
with creamy smoke and
subtle hints of mild spices Rating: 91
Primero Double Toro _________________________
Búho Cigars
Primero Double Toro
6½ X 54
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Connecticut Shade
Binder: Indonesian
Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Mild to medium-bodied,
extremely smooth and rich with creamy smoke and subtle hints of mild spices
Rating: 90
Primero Torpedo _________________________
Búho Cigars
Primero Torpedo
6 X 52
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Connecticut Shade
Binder: Indonesian
Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Mild to medium-bodied,
extremely smooth and rich with creamy smoke and subtle hints of mild spices
Rating: 89
Bild 614 _________________________
Davidoff
Puro d’Oro Magnificos
51⁄8 x 52
Wrapper: Dominican
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with heady
aromas of espresso, chocolate
and nuts, with some earthy
notes of pepper and spice
Rating: 91
OETT. ROBUSTO    691 _________________________
Davidoff
Millennium Blend
5¼ x 50
Wrapper: Sun-grown Ecuadorean
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Full-bodied, rich and complex, with chocolaty notes and bold, full flavor due to a higher percentage of Piloto tobacco
Rating: 94
Davidoff - Nicaragua _________________________
Davidoff
Nicaragua Robusto
5 x 50
Wrapper: 10-year-old Nicaraguan Rosado Binder: Habano Jalapa Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with peppery notes, spicy aromas and woody and earthy flavors that becomes milder and sweeter
Rating: 93
Cigars_1412_Drew Estate_Norteno Robusto _________________________
Drew Estate
Norteno Robusto Grande
5½ X 54
Wrapper: San Andrés Maduro
Binder: Honduran
Filler: Nicaraguan
(Estelí and Jalapa regions) Tasting Notes: Spicy, rich and bold
Rating: 96
drew-estate-underground _________________________
Drew Estate
Undercrown Corona Doble 7 X 54
Wrapper: San
Andrés Maduro
Binder: Brazilian
Filler: Nicaraguan
and Honduran
Tasting Notes: Full-bodied with notes of dark chocolate and oak
Rating: 93
Cigars_1412_Drew Estate_liga privada no 9 _________________________
Drew Estate
Liga Privada NO. 9
Belicoso
6 X 52
Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Ligero Oscuro Binder: Brazil
Filler: Nicaraguan
and Honduran
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied, lush, earthy and espresso-like
Rating: 95
Esteban Carreras Chupa Cabra ________________________ Esteban Carreras
Chupa Cabra
6 x 50
Wrapper: Habano Oscuro Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied with a heady essence and rich, earthy taste; notes of coffee in the sweet and creamy smoke
Rating: 93
Esteban Carreras - Covenant ________________________ Esteban Carreras
Covenant 6 x 54
Wrapper: Habano
Oscuro
Binder: Ometepe
Filler: Ometepe
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with
complex flavors of fruit
and spice, smooth
and silky rich
Rating: 92
Esteban Carreras - Covenant Maduro ________________________ Esteban Carreras
Covenant Maduro
6¼ x 54
Wrapper: Habano Maduro Binder: Estelí, Ometepe, Jalapa
Filler: Estelí, Ometepe, Jalapa
Tasting Notes: Rich and creamy, fruit notes complement flavors of spice and cocoa
Rating: 93
Cigars_1412_Falto Dos Banderos  _____________________________ Falto
Falto Dos
Banderas Lancero
67⁄8 X 40
Wrapper: Dominican Corojo Binder: Brazil
Filler: Dominican and Cameroon
Tasting Notes: Undertones of roasted coffee with touches of molasses,
dark chocolate and leather,
with pleasant creaminess
and a clean finish
Rating: 94
Cigars_1412_Falto Ingenio #10 _____________________________ Falto
Ingenio #10 Figurado/Perfecto
6 X 60
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Corojo Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Dominican, Brazilian, Nicaraguan and Cameroon Tasting Notes: Full-bodied with undertones of sweet spices, including cinnamon and nutmeg
Rating: 90
Cigars_1412_Falto Legado ___________________________ Falto
Legado Corona Gorda
5½ X 47
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican and Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Touches of roasted nuts, fresh tobacco and well-blended complexity
Rating: 92
 General Cigar Punch Rare Corojo_lapiz _________________________ General Cigar
Punch Rare Corojo Rare Lapiz Figurado
6¾ X 56
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Sumatra
Binder: USA/
Connecticut broadleaf
Filler: Nicaraguan, Honduran, Dominican Tasting Notes: Spicy and complex
Rating: 91
General Cigar PunchSig_Robusto _________________________ General Cigar
Punch Signature Robusto
5 X 54
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Corojo (proprietary)
Binder: USA/Connecticut Habano (proprietary)
Filler: Dominican, Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Balanced flavor with hints of cocoa and spice
Rating: 88
General Cigar CohibaNicaragua_N54 _________________________ General Cigar
Cohiba Nicaragua N54 Robusto Extra
5½ X 54
Wrapper: Colorado Oscuro Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: A rich, creamy smoke,
peppered with bold notes
of spice and touches
of sweetness
Rating: 91
Gurkha Cellar Reserve Edición Especial _________________________
Gurkha
Cellar Reserve Edicion Especial Hedonism
6 X 58
Wrapper: Corojo
Binder: 18-year aged Dominican
Filler: 18-year aged
Dominican
Tasting Notes: medium body, full flavor, smooth Rating: 93
Gurkha Royal Challenge Maduro _________________________
Gurkha
Royal Challenge Maduro
Churchill
6¼ X 52
Wrapper: Broadleaf Maduro Binder: Habano/
Honduran
Filler: Nicaragua
and Dominican
Tasting Notes: mild to medium-bodied, smooth, full flavor with
earthy, flavorful undertones
Rating: 91
Gurkha Classic Cigar Havana Blend _________________________
Gurkha
The Classic
Cigar XO
6 X 60
Wrapper: San Andrés
Binder: Proprietary
Filler: Proprietary
Tasting Notes: medium-bodied, full flavor with earthy, nutty
undertones
Rating: 93
gurkha-private-select _________________________ Gurkha
Private Select Churchill
7¼ X 52
Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro
Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with hints of cocoa and nuts; Wrapper is perfect marriage with sweetness of 7-year Ron Abuelo rum; toffee and cocoa flavors with hints of leather and earthy undertones
Rating: 96
Red Witch _________________________ Gurkha
Red Witch Toro
6 X 54
Wrapper: Habano
Rosado
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan,
Ecuadorean
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied with
notes of spice, earth and sweet, delicate undertones and a long, smooth finish
Rating: 91
Xtreme _________________________ Gurkha
XTREME XO 6 X 60 Wrapper: Nicaraguan Binder: Proprietary Filler: Proprietary
Tasting Notes: Bold flavors, created for
the strong and brave
Rating: 90
 headhunter-robusto
____________________________ Head Hunter
Robusto
5 X 52
Wrapper: Mexican
Maduro
Binder: Habano
Ecuadorean
Filler: Piloto Cubano
Ligero, Ligero Nicaragua, Criollo 98 Seco, Centro Fino Viso
Tasting Notes: Rich and creamy, medium to full-bodied, with hints of cocoa and hazelnut with earthy and leathery undertones
Rating: 89
 headhunter-gran-torpedo ____________________________ Head Hunter
Gran Torpedo
6½ X 56
Wrapper: Mexican Maduro Binder: Habano
Ecuadorean
Filler: Piloto Cubano Ligero, Ligero Nicaragua, Criollo 98 Seco, Centro Fino Viso
Tasting Notes: Bold, medium to full-bodied with rich spicy and leathery flavors and subtle undertones of dark chocolate and cedar
Rating: 90
 headhunter-sesenta ____________________________ Head Hunter
Sesenta
6 X 60
Wrapper: Mexican Maduro Binder: Habano
Ecuadorean
Filler: Piloto Cubano Ligero, Ligero Nicaragua,
Criollo 98 Seco, Centro
Fino Viso
Tasting Notes: Full-flavored with notes of dark chocolate and espresso beans, and subtle spicy cedar tones
Rating: 90
JC Newman - Diamond Crown Maximus 6 ____________________________ JC Newman
Diamond Crown Maximus Double Robusto #6
5 x 56
Wrapper: Sun-grown Ecuadorean El Bajo
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Full-bodied yet smooth; sweet with mocha, hint of oak, some spice
Rating: 96
JC Newman - Brick House Mighty Maduro ____________________________ JC Newman
Brick House Mighty Maduro
6¼ x 60
 Wrapper: Brazilian Arapiraca
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied with rich chocolate and hints of coffee, spice and cocoa
Rating: 91
JC Newman - Diamond Crown Julius Caeser Pyramid ____________________________ JC Newman
Diamond Crown Julius Caesar Pyramid
6½ x 52
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Havano Seed
Binder: 5-year-old Dominican
Filler: 5-year-old Dominican
Tasting Notes: Mild to medium-bodied; flavors of nuts and wood with subtle hints of chocolate and spice
Rating: 95
Kings Robusto _________________________
Kings Cigars
Kings Araparica Robusto 5 X 52
Wrapper: 2006
Brazilian Arapiraca Maduro Binder: Habano
Ecuadorean
Filler: Dominican
San Victor
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with a
smooth taste and spice
Rating: 91
kings-conde-san-andres _________________________
Kings Cigars
Conde San Andres Robusto 5 X 52
Wrapper: 2010 San
Andrés Maduro
Binder: Habano Criollo Filler: Seco Estelí, Viso Jalapa
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with light spices and creamy undertones of dark citrus chocolate
Rating: 90
King of Kings _________________________
Kings Cigars
King of Kings Broadleaf Toro
6 X 50
Wrapper: 2010
Pennsylvania Broadleaf
Maduro
Binder: Habano Criollo Filler: Nicaraguan blend Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with a smooth taste of dark chocolate,
with light spice and cinnamon
Rating: 90
La Aurora 107 Lancero _________________________
La Aurora (Miami Cigar)
La Aurora  107 Lancero
7 X 40
Wrapper: Sun-grown Ecuadorean
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican, Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Leather, cedar and toasty cocoa, nuts; medium to full-bodied
Rating: 93
La Aurora 107 Belicoso _________________________
La Aurora (Miami Cigar)
La Aurora  107 Belicoso
6¼ X 52
Wrapper: Sun-grown Ecuadorean
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican, Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Light spice, cedar, citrus, earthy and nutty notes
Rating: 91
La Aurora Cien Anos Lancero _________________________
La Aurora (Miami Cigar)
La Aurora Cien Anos Lancero
7½ X 40
Wrapper: Dominican Corojo
Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Espresso, earth, cedar, molasses and herbal notes
Rating: 94
la-palina-sam-toro _________________________
La Palina
Mr. Sam Toro
6 X 50
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied;
spicy and rich with a
cocoa finish
Rating: 90
la-palina-black-labeltoro _________________________
La Palina
Black Label Toro
6 X 50
Wrapper: Brazilian Bahiano Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Full-bodied with an undertone
of spice; notes of fruit
and cocoa
Rating: 92
la-palina-classic-toro _________________________
La Palina
Classic Toro
6 X 50
Wrapper: Brazilian Habano
Binder: Ecuadorean
Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with hints of spice and sweetness with earthy undertones
Rating: 94
la-sirena-merlion  _________________________
La Sirena
Merlion Gran Toro
6 X 58
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Corojo
Binder: Brazilian
Filler: Dominican, Nicaraguan, Brazilian
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied, with notes of earthiness, spice and cocoa
Rating: 91
la-sirena-king-poseidon _________________________
La Sirena
Original King Poseidon Gran Toro
6 X 60
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Habano Oscuro
Binder: Nicaraguan Criollo Filler: Nicaraguan Jalapa and Condega
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied with notes of dark chocolate and hay
Rating: 95
la-sirena-oceano-pacific _________________________
La Sirena
Ocean Pacific Gran Toro
6 X 65
Wrapper: Dominican Habano Vuelta Arriba Binder: Dominican Criollo Filler: Dominican Criollo Visos and Ligeros and Nicaraguan Viso
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with strong flavors of oak, sweet spiciness and leather
Rating: 93
 Nat Cicco HHB Gold _________________________
Nat Cicco
HHB Habano Gold Robusto 5¼ X 56
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Habano
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied
Rating: 94
Nat Cicco Aniversario 1965 _________________________
Nat Cicco
Aniversario 1965 Robusto
5 X 52
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Habano
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Full-bodied
Rating: 90
Nat Cicco HHB Classic _________________________
Nat Cicco
HHB Classic Robusto
5¼ X 56
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Connecticut
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied
Rating: 90
Nat Sherman - Timeless 749 _________________________
Nat Sherman
Timeless 749
7 x 49
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied, creamy and rich, with flavors of coffee, cocoa and chocolate, plus a touch of earthiness and a light spice
Rating: 94
Nat Sherman - Timeless Especiales _________________________
Nat Sherman
Timeless Especiales
6 x 38
Wrapper: Honduran
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Nicaraguan, Dominican
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with full flavors of rich espresso and roasted nuts, earthiness
and a subtly sweet finish
Rating: 92
Nat Sherman - Timeless Hermoso _________________________
Nat Sherman
Timeless Hermoso
5½ x 54
Wrapper: Honduran Binder: Dominican
Filler: Nicaraguan, Dominican
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with full flavors of rich espresso and roasted nuts, earthiness and a subtly sweet finish
Rating: 94
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA _________________________
Niño Vasquez
Cask-Aged Connecticut Toro Grande
6 x 54
Wrapper: Sun-grown Connecticut
Binder: Dominican and
Nicaraguan Cuban Seed Filler: Dominican and Nicaraguan Cuban Seed Tasting Notes: Mild to medium-bodied with notes of cedar and nuts
Rating: 91
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA _________________________
Niño Vasquez
Cuban Stout Connecticut Gran Toro
6 x 54
Wrapper: Connecticut
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied, earthy with notes of oak and some salted nuts on the finish
Rating: 89
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA _________________________
Niño Vasquez
Cuban Stout Habano Gran Toro
6 x 54
Wrapper: Sun-grown Ecuadorean
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Full-bodied, rich with notes of spice, cedar and some cocoa and an earthiness
Rating: 90
Padron 1926 No _________________________
Padrón Cigars
Padrón 1926 Serie No. 2
5½ X 52
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Exceptionally smooth, complex, balanced and full-bodied
Rating: 95
Padron 1964 Anniv _________________________
Padrón Cigars
Padrón 1964 Anniversary Torpedo 6 X 52
Wrapper: Nicaraguan
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Smooth and complex
Rating: 94
Padron Series 3000 _________________________
Padrón Cigars
Padrón Series 3000
5½ X 52
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied
Rating: 87
PDR - Gran Reserva _________________________
Pinar del Rio (PDR)
A. Flores Gran Reserva
6 x 54
Wrapper: 2006 Dominican Corojo
Binder: Olor Dominican Filler: Nicaraguan, Dominican
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied with nice spice and hints of light coffee and cinnamon, with rich notes of cedar
Rating: 90
PDR - AFR 75 _________________________
Pinar del Rio (PDR)
AFR 75 Sublime
5 x 56
Wrapper: San Andrés Maduro
Binder: Nicaraguan Criollo ’98
Filler: Nicaraguan, Dominican, Connecticut Broadleaf
Tasting Notes: Full-bodied with rich profile of coffee beans, cocoa and subtle spice
Rating: 94
PDR - Small Batch Reserve _________________________
Pinar del Rio (PDR)
1878 Capa Habana Reserva Dominicana
5 x 52
Wrapper: Dominican Habano
Binder: Dominican Habano Filler: Dominican Criollo ’98, Dominican Corojo
Tasting Notes: Creamy, rich, subtle spice and hints of sweet coffee and cedar
Rating: 93
Rocky Patel Royale Toro _________________________
Rocky Patel
Royale Toro
6½ X 54
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Habano
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied with loads of flavor and complexity; initial flavors of sweet spice and espresso transition to roasted almonds, leather and earthy undertones Rating: 95
Rocky Patel Super Ligero Robusto _________________________
Rocky Patel
Super Ligero Robusto
5 X 50
Wrapper: Honduran
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Costa Rican, Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Robust and full-bodied; begins with a blast of bold flavor and a slight woodiness; lingering spice with hints of cinnamon and white pepper; with a hearty finish and sweet aftertaste
Rating: 92
Rocky Patel Decade Cameroon Toro _________________________
Rocky Patel
Decade Cameroon Toro 6½ X 52
Wrapper: Cameroon Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Proprietary
Tasting Notes: Begins with notes of sweet hickory, soft spice and caramel, progressing to flavors of coffee and roasted nuts before a clean, flavorful finish
Rating: 93
Sindicato hecho  _________________________
Sindicato
Sindicato Maduro Toro
6 X 54
Wrapper: San Andrés Morrón
Binder: Double Binder, Estelí, Nicaraguan
Filler: Estelí and Jalapa, Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Bold, cocoa, earthy, 4 of 5 strength
Rating: 93
Sindicato infiniti _________________________
Sindicato
Affinity Belicoso
6 1⁄8 X 52
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Connecticut
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Dominican, Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Woodsy, creamy, earthy, 2 of 5 strength
Rating: 90
Sindicato hex _________________________
Sindicato
Hex Figurado
5¼ X 52
Wrapper: Select dark Ecuadorean Habano Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Roasted, spicy, earthy, 3.5 of 5 strength
Rating: 89
firethorn robusto _________________________
Southern Draw
Firethorn Robusto
5½ X 54
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Habano Rosado
Binder: Mexican
Filler: Proprietary, Jalapa, Condega, Estelí
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with sweet spice, coffee, cedar and cocoa
Rating: 92
kudzu robusto _________________________
Southern Draw
Kudzu Robusto (Box Pressed)
5½ X 54
Wrapper: Habano Oscuro Binder: Ometepe
Filler: Proprietary Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied, velvety smooth with notes of suede leather, semi-sweet cocoa, black pepper and sweet earthiness
Rating: 93
quick draw habano lrg _________________________
Southern Draw
Quickdraw Petit Corona
4½ X 44
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Dark Habano
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Proprietary Nicaraguan
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with aroma of oak and volcanic soil, rich earthy flavors and blend of espresso and slight sweetness
Rating: 92
T. El Artista - Exactus Habano _________________________
Tabacalera El Artista
Exactus Habano 6 x 54 Wrapper: Ecuadorean Habano
Binder: Dominican wine-fermented Criollo ’98
Filler: Dominican Criollo ’98 Tasting Notes: Peppery spice with some earthiness, flavors of wood and a hint of sweetness
Rating: 90
T. El Artista - Exactus Maduro _________________________
Tabacalera El Artista
Exactus Maduro 6 x 60 Wrapper: 3-year-old Dominican
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican
Tasting Notes: Medium to full-bodied, spicy with a hint of mocha
Rating: 91
T. El Artista - Exactus Clasico _________________________
Tabacalera El Artista
Exactus Clasico
6 x 60
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Connecticut
Binder: Dominican wine-fermented Criollo ’98 Filler: Dominican Criollo ’98
Tasting Notes: Creamy mild to medium-bodied with herbal and coffee notes, cedar sweetness and a hint of spice
Rating: 91
usa-robusto  _________________________
U.S.A. Sales
Hidden Treasure Robusto 51⁄8 X 52
Wrapper: Connecticut, Ecuadorean
Binder: Criollo 98 Habano seed
Filler: Piloto Cubano, Criollo 98 Ligeros, Viso and Seco Tasting Notes: Creamy texture, medium spicy tones
Rating: 92
usa-hidden-treasure _________________________
U.S.A. Sales
Hidden Treasure Torpedo Deluxe
6½ X 56
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Habano
Binder: Criollo 98 Habano seed
Filler: Piloto Cubano, Criollo 98 Ligeros, Viso and Seco
Tasting Notes: Creamy texture, medium spicy tones
Rating: 91
usa-panchovilla _________________________
U.S.A. Sales
Pancho Villa Churchill 7 X 50
Wrapper: San Andrés Maduro
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican and Cuban seed Ligeros, Viso and Seco
Tasting Notes: Mild to medium, cocoa, light pepper, earthy
Rating: 88
veritas-412 _________________________
Veritas Cigars
THE 412 toro
6 X 54
Wrapper: Pennsylvania Maduro
Binder: San Andrés
Filler: USA, Nicaraguan Tasting Notes: Full-bodied; strong pepper flavors with raisin, molasses and Wasabi-covered peanuts finishing with sweet Melba toast
Rating: 90
veritas-toro _________________________
Veritas Cigars
Veritas Toro 6 X 50 Wrapper: Brazilian Arapiraca Maduro
Binder: Dominican Olor Filler: Caribbean, South American
Tasting Notes: Complex but mild, with a sweet leathery tang and a potent aroma to make your mouth water
Rating: 93
veritas-torchhabano-toro _________________________
Veritas Cigars
Torch Habano Toro
6 X 50
Wrapper: Ecuadorean Habano
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Jalapa, Ometepe Tasting Notes: Savory spice in a mild to medium-bodied cigar; earthy barnyard notes, then fruity sweetness, with a red pepper spiciness
Rating: 92
villiger-cuellar _________________________
Villiger
Cuellar Toro Gordo
6 x 54
Wrapper: Connecticut Seed Ecuadorean
Binder: Cuban Seed Piloto Ligero
Filler: Cuban Seed Criollo ’98
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with creamy smoke and complex and
balanced flavors
Rating: 92
villiger-talanga _________________________
Villiger
Talanga Double Robusto 5½ x 54
Wrapper: Talanga
Connecticut Seed Jalapa Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Estelí Corojo, Ometepe Habano, Condega Habano
Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with flavors of honey-almond, wood and a hint of spice
Rating: 93
villiger-la-capitana _________________________
Villiger
la capitana
6 x 50
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Corojo Rosado
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Nicaraguan and Dominican Ligero
Tasting Notes: A complex smoke with prominent notes of dark chocolate and red pepper
Rating: 92

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