Saturday, February 6, 2016

Davidoff Winston Churchill Toro

When I retired at the end of January 2015, one of my (former) coworkers presented me with a gift of a few Davidoff cigars. As you can imagine, I was very pleased!

To celebrate my one year retirement anniversary, I decided to enjoy another fine Davidoff cigar and headed to the local cigar store to make a selection. This was my choice:

I wish that I had written a review of the other Davidoffs from last year. The only thing I remember about them is thinking, "This is a cigar!"
And the same is true of the Winston Churchill Toro.

Its darker Connecticut wrap gives this a medium taste with a little bit of piney or cedar taste as well as bit of earthiness. It burns cool and long and is truly a fine cigar. Because I am in the habit of regularly smoking decent cigars and not really fine cigars, I really savor the moments with these exceptional smokes.

I wish my cigar budget allowed for more of them!


Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Romeo y Julieta 1875 Reserva Real

I was able to enjoy this little gem on the beach in Cancun!

Oh my. It was a very relaxing day and a fine place to enjoy this little Dominican cigar.
This was a part of the Rocky vs Romeo sampler from Thompson Cigar Co. While I have enjoyed both the Rocky Patel and Romeo y Julieta cigars, so far I am going give the edge to the Romeo y Julietas.

This one was a medium to full-bodied, burned evenly and had a nice warm draw. It represented the label quite well and was everything you would expect from the well recognized name. It is always nice when others enjoy the aroma of a quality smoke.


Monday, February 1, 2016

ACID Atom Maduro Robusto

Why have I not tried these ACID cigars before?
I have to say this is one of the best samplers that I have purchased from Thompson Cigar Co. I have enjoyed everyone that I have sampled and may be regretting that I have shared a few (not really). At least I know that I have shared a quality cigar.
If you have not tried ACID Cigars, I highly recommend the sampler tin from Thompson.

This Nicaraguan long leaf with the lightly herbal infused Maduro wrapper is great. It burns cool and has a subtle sweet taste that is left on the tongue from the infusion. Even though I am becoming more of a fan of the lighter wrappers, I will consider this dark robusto for a future purchase.

I have a number of reviews to catch up on, so you can expect regular posts for a week or so.
For now, I'm going to sit in the sun on my Ozark deck and enjoy the warm February afternoon and a good cigar.