Macanudo Diplomat Maduro 60 x 115

What drew me to try this cigar is the unique shape, the Figurado. The appearance is also surprisingly similar to my bonsai fig tree 🙂 Once I discovered this cigar I found they were very difficult to come across in Australia. My local cigar store rarely stocks these so much so that I stopped looking for […]

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Sobremesa Elegante En Cedros 7 x 50

Now this cigar is all class, immaculate roll and silky smooth wrapper under the cedar sheath. The addition of  two prestige gold bands really sets the tone for something special. Cold draw had light resistance with hints of earth and barnyard. The light draw from fresh became respectable once lit producing a good amount of […]

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Quorum Churchill 7 x 48

This is the first cigar of a Churchill sample pack I acquired.  Scent from fresh can be described simply as, chocolate hay. I usually prefer a robusto sized cigar but I wanted to see what all the fuss was about with this famous size cigar. Cigar was well made but lack of a band was […]

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Quai D’orsay Petit Robusto 50 x 110

Just like this history of this cigar the Smell from fresh is unique to say the least. Quai d’Orsay was created in the early 1970’s as a Cuban cigar brand made especially for France. Quai d’Orsay in Paris being the physical location of France’s diplomatic service headquarters. This cigar was essentially a regional brand, sold mostly in […]

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