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Team Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Stillwell Star Navy No. 1056

Team Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Stillwell Star Navy No. 1056

The Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Stillwell Star Navy No. 1056 started well with a nice combination of flavors and that peated whisky as a nice supporting note. The profile dropped to average in the second third as the baking spice fell back and maintained that level the rest of the way. This is probably my favorite of the four releases thus far in the line. I could have gone for a fuller peated whisky note in the profile.

Team Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Sin Compromiso Selección Paladin de Saka

Team Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Sin Compromiso Selección Paladin de Saka

Having smoked (I think) three iterations of Sin Compromiso, one main theme is clearly evident. The mouthfeel of tannins is superb. The flavors are overall on point too, providing a finer earthiness of cocoa, cedar, minerals and dry red pepper spice. The price point of the Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Sin Compromiso Selección Paladin de Saka is tough to swallow though.

Team Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Stillwell Star Aromatic No. 1

Team Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Stillwell Star Aromatic No. 1

The Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Stillwell Star Aromatic No. 1 provided an interesting bridge between cigar and pipe tobacco in the first third that I was hoping would continue. The second and last thirds didn't seem to find the same balance for me and instead provided a pleasant flavor that wasn't as complex. I don't know whether a smaller ring gauge or larger ring gauge is the answer, but I'd be interested in trying a new size that could deliver more of that first third.

Cigar News: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Stillwell Star Begins Shipping Nationwide

The initial release includes four unique expressions, each representing a particular pipe tobacco genre custom blended by the famed head blender, Jeremy Reeves, of the legendary American pipe tobacco maker Cornell & Diehl® (C&D). Our master ligador, Steve Saka, then crafted four different independent cigar blends to best showcase each of these pipe tobacco styles to cigar smokers.

Team Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Red Meat Lovers 2020

Team Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Red Meat Lovers 2020

I was pleased with this Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Red Meat Lovers 2020 and thought it showed depth and transitioning. This was a complex blend that showcased and benefitted from the tobaccos being used, wrapper to filler. This might be one my favorite Saka blends to come out of NACSA.

Team Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Muestra de Saka Unstolen Valor

Team Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Muestra de Saka Unstolen Valor

The Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Muestra de Saka Unstolen Valor was overall a good experience. The first and second third had a complex medley of flavors that kept me interested and engaged through the smoking experience. Draw and construction were very good. The presentation was great, and I would happily light another Unstolen Valor up the next time I have the opportunity.

Team Cigar Review: Dondurma

Team Cigar Review: Dondurma

Overall, the Dondurma had a smooth delivery of flavors that are a bit of a deviation from the typical heavier and more rustic Saka blends. I would definitely smoke this again, but the near $16 price point is a bit steep. But nonetheless, a good cigar.