007MI6's Blog – June 2014 Archive (4)

Review: La Riqueza

 

Nice clean box press. Great construction with smooth seams and some pretty large, but smooth pressed seams. Smells like tobacco, leather and earth. Cold draw is deep, sweet tobacco and leather with a tingly spice. I knew nothing about this cigar going into it, and was actually surprised to find out that Pete…

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Added by 007MI6 on June 26, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Review: Esteban Carreras Chupa Cabra

Esteban Carreras Chupa Cabra

Size: 6 x 44

Wrapper: Nicaraguan

Binder: Nicaraguan

Filler: Nicaraguan

 

A pigtail cap and a closed foot on a corona vitola. That is one…

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Added by 007MI6 on June 19, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Review: Crux Ninfamaniac Natural

The Crux Cigars Ninfamaniac has had my attention since first sight. The it's a Lancero size, but in a figurado shape. Not to mention a band that is simply awesome! Love the nude fairy, on the brown background. But of course I would, it's very much in line with my Art Deco collecting. The wrapper is a somewhat veiny, medium brown, with great construction. And the aroma has a very interesting floral note. The cold draw has a mild floral flavor with some wood.…

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Added by 007MI6 on June 12, 2014 at 7:00am — 15 Comments

Review: Lou Rodriguez Edición Premier

This Lou Rodriguez Edición Premier has a mottled, dark brown wrapper in a relatively soft, box-press. It has quite a rough exterior from the bunching inside, but the wrapper itself has minimal veins and smooth seams. Although, I can feel various soft mad hard spots throughout. The wrapper smells like a sweet mix of leather & tobacco. The cold draw is effortless, with notes of leather and earth.…

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Added by 007MI6 on June 5, 2014 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

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