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La Gloria Cubana (DR) Wavell Reviews [view details]

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"an enjoyable cigar one of my top three favorites"
a very good cigar for the money only complaint is my brother in laws like them as much as i do
dennis doby in beachwood nj September 19, 2004
"One of the best, consistent smokes!"
Very tasty full flavored cigar. The wrapper is a deep chocolate, very good. Smokes beautifully. I prefer the Wavell over the Glorias extra.
Greg in Palmer Township June 11, 2004
"Not a favorite, by any means"
I bought a box of these hummers thinking they'd have to be similar to some excellent full-size La Glorias. Except for the nice dark wrapper, they weren't. My box was harsh, lacked any subtlety in it's aromas, tasted about like a machine-made Topper Grande Corona. On the plus side, they seemed to be pretty uniformly made, reasonably tight while still drawing and burning well, and to have a substantial nicotine content. Overall, though, what a disappointment. To me, this box contained what were roughly "mowing-the-lawn" cigars. And I've bought much tastier, more pleasingly aromatic cigars at my local drug store.
John Green in Massachusetts November 25, 2003
"Strong, but lighter than it looks; smooth draw"
This cigar lived up to my exectations; it's full- bodied but not as strong as the almost black wrapper makes it look. I use it for an "in-betweener", a sort of daily/utility smoke, not my preferred Henry Clay. It very nicely fills up my one-hour commute to work, and maybe a second one, or my preferred, for the trip home. Having a good, even burn from solid construction, my only complaint is that it tends to get very strong on the re-light, and sometimes at the last inch-and- a-half or so even on first smoke. That's to be expected with most cigars though, especially full- bodied ones; but this one steps it up a little more than most. Also, the cut tip doesn't chew all that well . . . Famous' special of $50 a box of 25, which with S&H came out to about $2.18 a stick, was a bargain. Even though I prefer medium-to-full-bodied smokes, I'm wondering how the natural version of this one would be? It's a good cigar.
Gary Mitchell in Herndon, VA November 27, 2000
"My New Everyday Cigar"
I was very pleased with the Wavell Maduro -- sweet, but not cloying, taste, and a rich, leathery smoke. Two thumbs up, well worth the price.
J.P. Burke in Belfast, Maine May 3, 2000
"Best for Less"
This cigar ranks tops in the best for less. For the price there is no better choice.
Rick in NY City February 15, 2000
"Very bland. Big disappointment."
Bought a box last year that came from Miami; what an outstading smoke. The box i just received came from the Domenican; what a bland cigar; absolutely tasteless.
peter alcamo in toronto, ontario, canada September 14, 1999
"One Hell of a Cigar"
What a great cigar. And for the price (at Famous) they can't be beat. Great after dinner cigar. I like to smoke it with a good single malt scotch.
Mike Piersimoni in Pennsylvania July 24, 1999
"Florida model excellent. Dom. Rep model is bad!!"
The Maduro Wavell made in Florida is one of the best as opposed the the Maduro Wavell made in the Dom. Republic which is far far below the standard you would expect.
Robert J. Gagliano in Honolulu, Hi. June 17, 1999
"GREAT SMOKE"
A VERY WELL KEPT SECRET GREAT CIGAR!
in June 14, 1999
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