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Team Cigar Review: Villiger La Vencedora Churchill

Team Cigar Review: Villiger La Vencedora Churchill

The knock on longer cigars like this Villiger La Vencedora Churchill is maintaining enjoyment from the flavor profile as long as possible and this one did pretty well. This vitola is a good offering in the line, and while it wouldn't be my first choice in vitola to pick up, I'd have no problem smoking it again.

Team Cigar Review: Cubariqueño Protocol Double Corona

Team Cigar Review: Cubariqueño Protocol Double Corona

A rare and might I say "unicorn" of a cigar personally made for the Cubariqueño guys has a lot of clout. After smoking the Cubariqueño Protocol Double Corona, the expectations didn't quite match up, but what I can definitively say is, it is a good cigar. The only thing that it falls short on is not having that complexity build up and transitions I was seeking.

Personal Cigar Review: JFR Lunatic Loco El Gran Loco

Personal Cigar Review: JFR Lunatic Loco El Gran Loco

The JFR Lunatic Loco El Gran Loco didn't have a lot of complexity or beautiful transitioning and depth throughout, but it was a solid cigar. If you look at how they blended for a cigar of this nature, they did a great job.

Team Cigar Review: Nestor Miranda Special Selection Coffee Break

Team Cigar Review: Nestor Miranda Special Selection Coffee Break

The vitola name of Coffee Break is a bit of a misnomer for this cigar as it smoked quite slow. This is a nice reintroduction of the Nestor Miranda Special Selection Coffee Break and one I'd have no problem smoking more of. If you're a fan of some strength and a nice oak focused flavor profile, then it's worth your time to seek these out.

Team Cigar Review: Punch Diablo Scamp

Team Cigar Review: Punch Diablo Scamp

Overall, I felt the Punch Diablo Scamp was fairly average. For people that are a fan of AJ and like darker, fuller strength cigars, they may find an enjoyable experience. When I'm in the mood for something dark and fuller strength, I'd prefer something with a better flavor profile, so this cigar probably isn't something I'd return to with any frequency.

Team Cigar Review: Oliva Gilberto Reserva Blanc Corona

Team Cigar Review: Oliva Gilberto Reserva Blanc Corona

I can't believe the Oliva Gilberto Reserva Blanc Corona is sub $6. The cigar easily smokes like twice that amount. I'd pin point this to the more traditional side of Connecticut Shade due to the dominantly creamy, sweet, nutty aspects. That, followed up with emphasized minerals, cedar and tannins all points to a Connecticut Shade done right. Best value cigar no doubt.

Team Cigar Review: Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask Robusto

Team Cigar Review: Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask Robusto

It shows tons of sweetness and spice. You are getting those noticeable oaky flavors along with those sweet Sherry flavors. The Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask Robusto is enjoyable on it's own, but I think it was meant to be smoked with some bourbon.

Team Cigar Review: Florida Sun Grown Limited Edition Trunk-Pressed Toro

Team Cigar Review: Florida Sun Grown Limited Edition Trunk-Pressed Toro

The Florida Sun Grown Limited Edition Trunk-Pressed Toro was a well executed Connecticut Broadleaf wrapped cigar. The medium plus body and strength formula worked well with the darker flavors of cocoa, minerals, baking spices and a very unique terroir mustiness/barnyard. I would definitely recommend this.

Personal Cigar Review: Black Label Trading Company Shere Khan

Personal Cigar Review: Black Label Trading Company Shere Khan

I'd have no problem smoking this again, but doubt I'll be able to get my hands on another one. The profile of a rare cigar like this should make you want to go back to it which the Black Label Trading Company Shere Khan achieved. Try it if you can find it.