5 out of 5
Excellent! You really must try this cigar.
on Jan 25, 2019
Medium/full flavor, medium/full strength, super smooth, wide open draw, excellent construction, nice thick smoke, burn-time @1.5 hrs.
A very smooth, complex flavor profile that transitions often, you will not get bored. A very unique flavor and smoking experience. It has a good amount of red pepper in the start which opens up your pallet for what comes next.
I have nothing negative to say about this excellent cigar, but, twist my arm for criticism? The draw could be a little tighter. My advice: Make an extra effort to smoke it slow and cool. This is important with any cigar but especially this one. The wide-open draw makes it very easy to overheat, burning the more nuanced flavors available. Slow down, take your time, and you will be richly rewarded with a one-of-a-kind smoke.
Throughout the entire cigar were oodles of creamy sweet tobacco and an especially satisfying musty, rich, very smooth aged tobacco. Red pepper, white pepper, sweet tobacco, musty aged tobacco, salted earth, cedar, peat, leather, cocoa, nuts, vanilla cream, dark fruit, dry hay, and black tea are the flavors I was able to pick up at different times. The flavors shift and change a lot as you smoke through the cigar, just remember to keep it cool so you can taste them all. This cigar was a veritable cornucopia of flavor for me, very complex and interesting throughout the entire stick. The finish is long, smooth, and creamy.
There is also a very distinct, deliciously satisfying flavor that I cannot identify. I've never tasted anything quite like it. I presume it to be from the ’62 Cuban leaf. I can’t do it justice with a description so you’ll just have to try it for yourself.
I’ve gotten more enjoyment out of these cigars than any others I’ve smoked in recent memory. It’s an easy 95+. This cigar definitely belongs on your bucket list. Wait for a sale and buy as many as you can afford. Way to go Camacho!