Hands down one of the best I have ever had hell I take this one over sex with my hot wife just dont tell her that
I am a big fan of 5000 maduros. Padron makes awesome smokes. The first Padron panetela that I had was disappointing. I wanted the same experiance as I had with the 5000. After I got rid of that incorect assumtion, I began to appreciate this great smoke as a panetela. The box press makes this a very unique panetela. It admittabily makes it a bit tight on the draw but if you take your time this slim delight you will be rewarded. The trick is slow down, ENJOY!
Right out of the box the cigar lights, burns, draws and smells nice. Construction is rather rough, dare I say a bit dry?. Burn is somewhat fast but proper of its size. A strong charred taste develops rather quickly, perhaps some more time is required in the 'dor. We'll see. Nevertheless a nice cigar to enjoy with a great price.