Pre-Smoke: Very oil and smooth wrapper with only a couple of imperfections. There’s a small hole at about the halfway mark and the foot isn’t exactly the picture of perfection either – although that will soon be incinerated. Nicely packed cigar and, besides the aforementioned imperfections, it is wonderfully constructed. This is the monarca vitola (5″ x 50, robusto)
Smoke: It’s a medium-full bodied cigar with pretty good flavors. Earth and some spice are the main flavors. Not an overly complex cigar but good nonetheless because I like the flavors that are here. But, even so, this is an average cigar.
After a while a strong tobacco flavor starts coming through. I also have to upgrade the strength to full bodied; it just keeps on getting stronger. But I can’t say that the added strength is adding to my enjoyment of this cigar.
This cigar has a somewhat tight draw but the burn is pretty good.
After-Smoke: When I lit this cigar I really wanted to like it because I liked the Camacho Coyolar so much. But things just did not work out this time. Good cigar but nothing special.
Price Range: $5.00 – $ 7.25