007MI6's Blog – January 2014 Archive (3)

Review: Felix Assouline Havana Sunrise Reserve

The other night I had just enough time to smoke this Felix Assouline Havana Sunrise Reserve, given to me by Michel Malek. It’s a nice looking, little box press with a smooth body, and a bumpy cap with a few creases in the top triple cap. But, otherwise good construction. The wrapper smelled like fresh cut, snuff tobacco, with a hint of earth/hay. I cut the cap with a guillotine and found the draw to be a bit tighter than expected. The cold draw was that of semi-sweet tobacco and some…

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Added by 007MI6 on January 30, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Review: Paul Stulac Black Midnight Fire

The Paul Stulac Black Midnight Fire is one of three blends released last year. Early last year I reviewed the White Blinding Light, one of the other releases and was very impressed. So, I am going into this particular blend with high hopes and the appearance does not let me down. Really…

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Added by 007MI6 on January 16, 2014 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

Review: Felix Assouline EGO

The Felix Assouline EGO, a box-pressed perfecto? Oh yea. First I have ever seen and it’s pretty awesome. Add to that a shiny & intricate double band, and you have a winner in the looks department. The wrapper itself was a nice medium chocolate brown, and was pressed to a seamless cigar. The wrapper and foot smelled spicy, with a sweet aroma. The cold draw was a nice, thick sweet tobacco, much sweeter than the aroma from the wrapper. So, on to smoking!…

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Added by 007MI6 on January 2, 2014 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

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