This is a top-notch cigar from appearance all the way through taste. All of Padilla s bands are a work of art, but this one is amazing. The consistency of the cigar is good, with a nice thick draw. The cigar burns very evenly and took me about 1 hour and 15 minutes to get through. The stick held together all the way to the nub and the draw stayed cool to the end. Great taste, medium bodied, medium strength. Great cigar!