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Fonseca Cubano Limitado

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

What drew me to purchase this cigar was it’s attractive looking wrapper and minimalist presentation. No big build up here, I liked what I saw and the result is today’s review. I paired this cigar with water as always. Let’s see how it went.


Wrapper: Honduran Cuban seed

Binder: Dominican and Nicaraguan

Filler: Dominican

Size: Toro 6 x 50

Price: Around $6.25


Pre-Smoke & Construction:

The wrapper was toothy but velvety smooth in appearance. The odor off of the wrapper was cedar. The foot had more of a sweet spicy smell. The cigar was solidly packed, with a few minor soft spots here and there. The pre-light draw had slight resistance, and had a dark earthy and woody flavor.

The ash held for around an inch, and the burn required one minor correction.

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The first third opened up with smooth earthiness. It took about an inch before a dark woodiness joined in. When passing smoke through the sinus, it virtually flavorless. Most of the flavors were only detectable on the tongue. Retro-haling basically did nothing.

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The second third shared the same earthy and woody flavors. The smoke feel thickened up a bit and boarded on creaminess. There was a tinge of sweetness in the aftertaste. When passing smoke through the sinus, a slight spice developed.

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The last third changed into more of a creamy woody flavor with some sweetness added in. There was more spice in the retro-hale. The body and strength increased a little but remained in the medium to upper medium range.

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This was an OK medium bodied cigar. It started out kind of boring, but gradually builds into a more satisfying experience. Construction, burn, and ash were good. To steal a line from Ed, this was “Just another cigar.” Nothing bad, nothing great. Just OK.

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