Preludio has that moist,bold chocolate taste.
Back around twenty years ago when I smoked cigars I happened across an AVO Belicoso and LOVED it. Since I have resumed smoking cigars I thought I would relive an old acquaintance and orddered a five pack of these. I have to say these aren't the Belicosos of old. They tasted grassy to me. I finished it to see if the flavor changed but it disappointed.
Incredible draw. Mellow smoke and excellent flavor.0 0
This is one of the best cigars you can have in your humidor. Flawless construction, beautiful smooth wrapper and very fine Dominican tobaccos inside. Creamy rich smoke, medium bodied. Top shelf, comparable with Ashton Cabinet, and Davidoff. I only smoke premiums and this is easily in my top 5.1 0
First time on this Avo. Not exaggerated, good even burn, nice draw. Finish is quite decent with nice cedar after tones. Decent mini that doesn't get hot. I would buy again.0 0
I don t know where to begin on this one. Each third smoked very clean and even with no harshness, but it tasted like three different cigars. Coffee and cream followed the early spices and cream with a very toasty finish that combined with everything. I literally smoked this til my fingers burned it was so good.2 0
I was pleasantly surprised with these little smokes. While waiting for a train to make its way across the road on my way home from work, I decided to open up my Famous package and spark one of these up. These great little smokes are Mild, Mild-Medium, super smooth, creamy, and have a Fantastic flavor for a milder cigar. No need to say I m gonna buy more, as I already did. Great stick and burned for about 35-45 minutes.0 0
This is a very quality Brand and specific cigar. No bit, no burn, just smooth flavor. Strongly recomment0 0
Not too many cigars start out fantastic and just get better and better. This one does! If I did not know what this was I'd swear it was an aged Cuban Romeo y Julieta. Be sue to take the band off after a while because you'll want to smoke this baby down to the nubbies!0 0
I have found that every other cigar I smoke, I am comparing it to this cigar. 9 out of 10 times, I am disappointed too. Padron 1964 comes close, but This is the best of the best as far as I'm concerned!!0 0
There is a lot of taste, but not a lot of subtlety in the Avo XO Notturno. I bought the cello wrapped, but all the same it is a powerful cigar for the size. Excellent with a strong Bourbon or Irish Whiskey. A smooth cigar but it has a bite. The construction, draw and all-around flavor was flawless. The was only one problem with the cigar: because of its small size (5 x 42)it left me wanting more.0 0
For years there have been rumors that the great Cuban houses have utilized tobacco from outside the country, hence why Habanos SA does not label its products as puro. That this particular smoke is produced in Davidoff s Dominican factory, only confirms these rumors - Davidoff once sold a line of Cuban cigars, but ceased doing so 1989; however, their style and quality seemingly persists, as evident by the AVO XO line. My conclusion is that while the AVO XO line is not rolled in Cuba, its component blend, wrapper, and construction, result in a product which, for all intents and purposes, is comparable, if not superior to, it s Cuban predecessors.0 0