007MI6's Blog – May 2015 Archive (4)

Review: Nat Sherman 1930

The wrapper on the Nat Sherman 1930 has just the slightest oil sheen to it, with some medium veins and a bumpy texture. The ‘water-color’, light brown wrapper is rolled very cleanly and the packing feels nice. Not to mention that, visually, the band goes perfectly with my Art Deco ashtray.

1930 by Nat Sherman

Size: 5.5 x 42

Vitola: Corona

Wrapper: Dominican…


Added by 007MI6 on May 29, 2015 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Review: Illusione *G* Gigantes

First look of the Illusione *G* Gigantes shows good construction and even rolling. There is a slight oil sheen, on a somewhat veiny wrapper, with clean pressed seams. With a nice looking band, that is quite minimal compared to the size of the Gigantes. The aroma is a bit sweet, of leather, earth, cedar and tobacco. Luckily, this cigar is not as large as the name would have you believe.

*G*Gigantes by Illusione

Size: 6.5 x…


Added by 007MI6 on May 22, 2015 at 8:11am — 8 Comments

Review: Viva Republica Jailbreak

The Viva Republica Jailbreak is a very unique cigar indeed. It is comprised of a lancero, which is aged and then wrapped inside of a 6x58 vitola that is then aged again. Thus, giving way to the name Jailbreak, as the lancero is trying to break out of the larger cigar it is wrapped in. Details below, but I am very interested to see where this goes.

Jailbreak by Viva Republica

Size: 6 x 58



Added by 007MI6 on May 8, 2015 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

Review: Cubanacan Connecticut

The wrapper of this Cubanacan Soneros Habano Claro is a light brown, with minimal veins, clean seams and a fair amount of fine toothiness. The length of the cigar feels perfectly rolled and the overall construction looks great. That's honestly all I know to start this cigar, so I'm ready to get to the good part.

Soneros Habano Claro by Cubanacan

Size: 5.5 x 60…


Added by 007MI6 on May 1, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments


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