The Padron 1964 Maduros are by far the best cigars I ve ever smoked. I ve tried other high end cigars, including a few Cubans, and these are just in another league. Amazingly smooth, great flavor, excellent draw and perfect construction. I won t say I ll never smoke another cigar, but these are my new standard personal consumption only cigars.
I had not been a fan of box pressed cigars but I wanted to give this one a try and I m glad I did. Absolutely flawless construction. Burn was even and built up over an inch of ash before it fell off on its own. Then a perfect cone shape after the ash fell off. When I lit it up, pow! Tons of flavor. It settled out a little bit but I thoroughly enjoyed this stick all the way through. It is a low maintenance cigar. You can draw on it at your leisure. Never had to relight, which I usually have to do. I drank some Johnny Walker Blue Label and Blood Oath bourbon while smoking. Fantastic. Even the last third was enjoyable.