Cuban Crafters Cabinet Selection

This cigar has been in my humidor for over 6 months. I don’t even remember where I bought it. I have little information on this cigar, so let’s get right to the review. With a glass of water, I sparked up a Cuban Crafters Cabinet Selection.


Wrapper: Cuban seed from Ecuador

Binder: Habano 2000

Filler: Sun grown Cuban seed Habano

Size: Torpedo 6 x 54

Price: Around $5.00


Pre-smoke & Construction:

The dark brown wrapper and pigtail cap looked nice. There were a few medium sized veins and bumps here and there. When I squeezed the cigar, I found it to have a little sponginess, but it wasn’t extreme. The wrapper and foot had a simple earthy, hay-ish odor. The pre-light draw was free, and had notes of pepper and natural earthy tobacco.

The burn required a few minor corrections, and the ash held for just under an inch.



The first third had very easy earthy flavors. I got a mild spice when passing the smoke through the nose. The finish (aftertaste) had a mild woodiness and lingered for a few seconds after each puff.


The second third increased in strength a little, but remained in the medium range. The spice took on a slightly sweetness with a bitter aftertaste. The earthy flavors remained, as did a slight woody finish.


A bitter chocolate type of flavor mixed with earthiness dominated the last third. The mild spice remained unchanged. The finish was still woody and earthy. Not a lot to talk about really.



It’s not that the flavors were outright bad, but in the end I didn’t care too much for this cigar. I think it was a little too bitter for my taste. The overall flavor profile seemed unrefined and plain. I’ll have to pass on this cigar…

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