Partagas 1845 Corona Extra
Partagas 1845 cigars represent 167 years in the making. This April, 2012 release marks a unique departure from the brand's traditional Cameroon wrapper. For this 1845 edition, they've created a more complex full-bodied cigar deftly rolled in an opulent Ecuadorian-grown Habano wrapper leaf. Spicy Nicaraguan Seco and Dominican ligero tobaccos provide a robust, earthy and bitter-free base, while a Connecticut Broadleaf binder imparts a subtle trace of sweetness to the smoke. Order your box NOW.
The cigar is not your old mans Partagas; not that the old mans cigar wasn t good but this is different in a great way. Im not usually a ful flavored cigar smoker but this one is easy for me to enjoy. There isno hint of a bite whatsoever even to the nub. As the cigar burnsdown past the first third, I noticed a slight taste of Cognac/Rum ; a slight taste not enough to call it a flavor. I enjoyed this cigar to the nub, di not have to relight it and the burn was excellent and consistant.
Read all six reviews: five very positive; one erzatz written by a guy who claims he smoked 20 plugged cigars. Oh, puh-leeze! A rating of 71 does no justice to this brand nor the Corona Extra size.
Just read the review from Chris in N.J. who rated this cigar so low it brought the overall average way, way down from its realistic rating. If he smoked 20 plugged cigars, then he really should find another hobby. Probably has watched every episode of The Jersey Shore . Oh, puh-leeze! This cigar is worth the time and money it takes to appreciate a medium-bodied, full-flavored, even burning truly excellent cigar with EMS Habano wrapper that s impeccable. I stated it in my first review: A cigar smoker s cigar . Period.
This is a medium-full body cigar that s impeccably constructed with an extra fino Habano wrapper which seduces the eye. Not a morning smoke, it s best enjoyed after a full meal with an aged Tequila or full-bodied bourbon or Cognac or French brandy or, even better, an Armagnac--if you can find one . The flavor is full and the draw is consistent with lots of smoke. Encountered minor burn issues, but if you remember to rotate the cigar it ll be okay. Turned a little bitter toward the head but you ll know when to put it down. A cigar smoker s cigar.A note to A. Zaretsky & Co.: I bought this brand to honor the memory of my long-time smoking buddy and friend, the late W. Edward Crane. A philanthropist, an ultra successful businessman, a raconteur whose pal was John Duke Wayne during his days in Huntington Beach, CA, and truly a man for all seasons. When Ed ordered his favorite, the regular line of Partagas, he d get em from Famous Smoke. He would order 40 boxes of 25 at a time. After he died his sons passed out to friens and visitors what was left in his humidor. There wasn t a whole lot left.