Expert Reviews for August 2014

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  • Cohiba Black

    Alex Broadleaf Beauties
    There are a lot of great Broadleaf-wrapped cigars out there but how can I resist a Cohiba? The storied Cuban brand is a full-blown legend and Cohiba Black proves it. Comprised of luscious, well-aged tobaccos, Cohiba Black is finished with a dark Connecticut Broadleaf that is ripe with notes of dark, chocolate, espresso, and cashews.…
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  • Montecristo Media Noche

    Sean G Broadleaf Beauties
    Montecristo Media Noche has been a mainstay in my humidor for years. The complex blend of Nicaraguan, Peruvian, and Dominican tobaccos make for a perfect end-of-day cigar ripe with notes of cedar, espresso and spice. Definitely on par with the lofty expectations that come with a name like Montecristo. …
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  • Diesel Unlimited Maduro

    Andrew Broadleaf Beauties
    Of course, I had to pick the latest from AJ Fernandez. Diesel’s Unlimited Maduro is another full-bodied winner. The spice kicks things off but mellows into a unique cinnamon-type base which is slightly hidden by the earthy and espresso notes. For any maduro lover looking for something new, this one is sure to fit the bill. …
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  • Ramon Bueso Genesis The Project

    Sean L Broadleaf Beauties
    Ramon Bueso is a master of his craft. Draped in a thick, toothy Connecticut Broadleaf maduro, Genesis has rich nuances of dark chocolate, earth, and espresso complimented with a slight cherry note.  If you are a maduro hound like me, you will want to pick up more than one of these beauties. …
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