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"I must have had a bad sample"
When I took the cellophane off, I saw what was probably the ugliest premium cigar I've ever seen - dents, divots, lumps, and a funny looking, very dry, two-tone brown/black wrapper, with petrified tips coming unravelled. Undaunted, I sparked it up, and that was even a bit of a chore. It took three touch ups, but soon was burning evenly, leaving a bent, dark grey ash. I was unimpressed with the taste due to its inconsistency - sometimes it was quite good, a touch chocolaty. Other times, I thought I had an overgrown Camel Light in my hand - very hot, harsh draws at times. All in all, very disappointing, especially since I consider the Sancho Panza Dulcinea (the figurado w/ the natural wrapper, always to be found in my humidor) one of my favorites. I will probably stay away from this one - you never get a second chance to make a first impression.
RS in Columbus, OH February 28, 2005
"Very Nice Cigar"
This cigar has to be one of the best I've ever smoked.The draw,burn,and flavor are excellent.I highly reccomend this smoke to those looking for a serious cigar.also,you cannot beat the price.The local cigar shops will charge way more for the same pleasure. ENJOY!!
Craig P. in RichmondHill,Ga. December 9, 2004
I haven't been at this long enough to consider myself an experienced cigar smoker, but of the 40 or so brands I've sampled, this is tied for first place (with a very different cigar, oddly enough--the Baccarat Petit Corona). I've smoked four of these. The first one I think was still a bit "wet" from shipping, so suffered from a bit of a tight draw and uneven burn. After letting them rest for a couple weeks, though, each subsequent stick has delivered huge mouthfuls of wonderfully flavorful smoke. Draw is perfect. One or two lights max. Only construction quibble is the loose cap, but since there seem to be two, no wrappers have unravelled so far. For the price, it's hard to imagine a better smoke.
Jeff Fischer in Chino Hills, CA December 6, 2003
"Sancho Panza - Cervantes"
Smooth smoke with Great flavor ! One of the best Maduros I've smoked at any price. Burned well with great ash - flavor filled right past the band. Highly Recommend
Mike T in Nashua, NH November 28, 2003
Good taste and flavor looking foward to my hour ride home after work for a smoke, worth the price!
Anthony in California February 16, 2003