Monthly Archives: August 2012

2007 Montecristo No. 4 Reserva Consecha 2002

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The 2007 Montecristo Reserva was a 5,000 box limited release. Each box contained 20 cigars and the tobacco used was from the 2002 harvest. The tobacco used was aged for at least 3 years before being rolled into the mareva … Continue reading

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2000 Montecristo Robusto from the Millennium Jar

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This week was a milestone week for me as my daughter graduated from grade 6 and is now moving onto middle school. The sense of pride that I had as I watched her give the valedictorian speech was overwhelming. My … Continue reading

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2007 Edicion Regional Asia Pacific Por Larranaga Robustos de Larranaga

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Been digging through the humidor for something that I haven’t had in a while. Saw this peeking out and decided to fire it up. This is a 2007 RE release. 6,000 SLB produced. The wrapper is a nice, leathery, oily … Continue reading

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2004 Edicion Limitada Cohiba Sublime

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Been hearing mixed reviews about the 2004 EL Cohiba Sublime so decided to spend some time checking this out for myself. This was one of my ‘unicorn’ sticks until a great BOTL sold me a few to try. One of … Continue reading

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2011 Edicion Regional Italia La Escepcion Selecto Finos

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Just got back from a morning of shopping with the family. Time to enjoy the sunshine, get my tan on and fire up a cigar. Got a fiver of these from a great BOTL recently and wanted to see how … Continue reading

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2008 Edicion Regional Lebanon Ramon Allones Phoenicia Sublime

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The RE Libano Ramon Allones 30the Anniversario Phoenicia Sublime was released in 2008. 6000 boxes of 30 cigars each. In 2009, an additional 3,000 boxes of 15 cigars were released. The presentation of this cigar is extrodinary. The intricate detail … Continue reading

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2007 Edicion Regional Mexico Edmundo Dantes 109

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I have a love/hate relationship with this cigar. Some I have smoked have been fantastic, others have been muted and astringent. My guess is that some were in their sick phase. In terms of asthetics, this is a gorgeous cigar. … Continue reading

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Pre Embargo Ramon Allones Aristocrat

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Got 3 of these a few weeks ago. I was informed that they were pre embargo sticks. I will tell the story on how I secured them another time as one more transaction is in motion. The wrapper looks like … Continue reading

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Late 70s Partagas 898

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Got this from a private sale from a trusted BOTL. I recently tried a recent production Partagas 898 and wondered what a vintage one would taste like. I pounced on a sales that a friend of mine was having for … Continue reading

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2002 Ramon Allones 898

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tonight, an RA 898 that was gifted to me by a generous BOTL paired with some delicious Legendario. The wrapper is a leather, deep cocoa brown. beautifully constructed. Nice sheen to it still. The triple cap is well made. The … Continue reading

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