Cigar Reviews

Team Cigar Review: HVC Cerro Maduro Robusto

Team Cigar Review: HVC Cerro Maduro Robusto

If the cigar had smoked like it did in the second third throughout, this cigar would be fantastic and one of the best maduro offerings from the factory since the Illusione Pactum.

Team Cigar Review: Macanudo Inspirado Black Robusto

Team Cigar Review: Macanudo Inspirado Black Robusto

The flavor profile was direct and in a way, as expected of a good tasting broadleaf cigar. In my opinion, General Cigar's shift in bolder marketing and cigar flavor profile of Macanudo is a win, as this will most likely gain popularity of most American smokers who enjoys fuller body and flavors.

Personal Cigar Review: Byron Siglo XX Londinenses

Personal Cigar Review: Byron Siglo XX Londinenses

This would be more of a special occasion smoke and in that regard, the cigar doesn't disappoint. If you reach for this cigar, make sure it's something you can dedicate the time to uninterrupted as it deserves your full attention to get all of the flavors it presents. I would gladly smoke more of these when the opportunity presents itself.

Team Cigar Review: Cornelius & Anthony Cornelius Corona Gorda

Team Cigar Review: Cornelius & Anthony Cornelius Corona Gorda

A tasty and unique profile through and through. The combination of meatiness and rich roasted nuttiness to my surprise worked very well off each other. This paired with just the right amount of balanced spice created a tasting profile well enjoyed and very much worth seeking out more of.

Team Cigar Review: Gispert Intenso Toro

Team Cigar Review: Gispert Intenso Toro

Price doesn't factor into the score, but it is an attractive one. If other samples could provide the flavor profile from the first third longer through the cigar, then this could be really good. It's well worth checking out for the price to see if it's something you might enjoy.

Team Cigar Review: AJ Fernandez New World Puro Especial Toro

Team Cigar Review: AJ Fernandez New World Puro Especial Toro

As I was hoping, AJ brought a stronger game to a blend under his own brand. Strength is a bit up there, so fans of AJ's stronger blends will be right at home here. This would be a great evening/after dinner cigar and I'm sure would stand up to some nice brown spirits.

Team Cigar Review: Ventura Case Study 02 Robusto

Team Cigar Review: Ventura Case Study 02 Robusto

I enjoyed the rich and robust flavors of the cigar that had the power and strength to match. Given this as our first Case Study (and successful one at that), I am now very interested to see what other cigars Ventura has dug up at other aging rooms.

Personal Cigar Review: Plasencia Alma del Campo Guajiro

Personal Cigar Review: Plasencia Alma del Campo Guajiro

This sophomore release from Plasencia is the best cigar they have released year to date. The flavor profile is complex with a nice bit of depth and it has this great medium-full body and strength level throughout. Why the company did not have their own brand years ago baffles me, but I am glad they are here now.

Team Cigar Review: Joya Black by Joya de Nicaragua Nocturno

Team Cigar Review: Joya Black by Joya de Nicaragua Nocturno

This is a cigar that has a darker profile but not necessarily high in strength. It's something that fits perfect as an after dinner cigar. I could see myself smoking this fairly frequently and I think fans of this flavor profile would as well. If you haven't tried it, it's well worth your time to check out.

Team Cigar Review: Camacho Nicaraguan Barrel Aged Toro

Team Cigar Review: Camacho Nicaraguan Barrel Aged Toro

In some samples, the rum barrels are more pronounced and those tend to be sweeter and creamier, but even samples which are less pronounced still deliver that flavor at a softer, less sweet level. This is really an enjoyable cigar that you need to spend some time on.