CAO Vision's rare, 4-yr.-aged Dominican-grown Corojo wrappers cap a well-balanced 3-nation blend, presented here in the Catalyst, a classic Robusto shape. The smoke is smooth, creamy and complex, laced with flavors of cedar, roasted nuts, and cocoa for a luxurious full-flavored smoke.
I bought a box and after the first one I was disappointed. Very tight draw, horr... more
I bought a box and after the first one I was disappointed. Very tight draw, horrible burn. I figured well got 19 more to go...ha ha. Since then each vision has been great. Nice draw, even burn......love them so much bought another box. So you can't always judge a cigar based on a one time smoke. less
Scott in Florida
Having enjoyed the Epiphany of CAO's "Vision" line, I was disappointed with the ... more
Having enjoyed the Epiphany of CAO's "Vision" line, I was disappointed with the poor draw of the Catalyst. A third of the way in it drew to a tight close and after re-lighting it several times I had to give it up half-way through and light up one of my Arturo Fuentes so the afternoon would not be a total loss. I think CAO needs to re-think the construction of the Catalyst, because that was all that was wrong with it. less
L. G. C. in Flathead, MT
"Review Update "
In a recent review I blasted these for having a horribly uneven burn. Having ju... more
In a recent review I blasted these for having a horribly uneven burn. Having jumped the gun a bit after smoking one that did have a horribly uneven burn, I must say, I do enjoy these cigars. They certainly don't burn even and require attention, but so far only one has been horribly uneven. I would never pay retail for these, but on sale they are worth a try. They just need to drop the plastic humi and lower the sale price a bit more. less
Mongrel in Poconos
"Great cigar but Draw could improve "
The cigar itself was a pretty good cigar despite its draw or lack there of I wil... more
The cigar itself was a pretty good cigar despite its draw or lack there of I will purchase another and will hope the draw is somewhat better.less
Jordan1443 in South Carolina
"Ages poorly "
Bought a box recently when they were on sale, to my dismay they aged rather poor... more
Bought a box recently when they were on sale, to my dismay they aged rather poorly albeit in proper conditions. These Vision's lost a lot of their complexity, creaminess, and spice in compare as to when they were still in production, the body mellowed from full to a flat medium, while the strength remains at medium-fuil (which is juxtaposition to what ought to occur).less
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