Monthly Archives: June 2010

Rafael Gonzalez Petit Corona

Smoked 30 June 2010. Box code SEM NOV 08; in humidor since 28 June 2010. Thought I’d smoke one to establish some kind of baseline. This had gingerbread and marzipan notes much like the first, but well hidden. Slightly tight … Continue reading

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Por Larranaga Petit Corona

Smoked 27 June 2010. Box code EMA OCT 07; in humi since 28 November 2009. Thought I’d give another hard PLPC a try to see whether the last one was a one-off. It appears it wasn’t! This was also slightly … Continue reading

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La Gloria Cubana Medaille d’Or No. 3

Smoked 26 June 2010, straight from the post. Box code OSU AGO 02. (lighter to show scale) Another first for me. Having not smoked anything from LGC before I didn’t know what to expect, so please forgive me if I … Continue reading

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Hoyo de Monterrey Petit Robusto

Smoked 25 June 2010. Box code GEA OCT 08; in humi since 23 September. Very enjoyable with a glass or two of sauvignon blanc. Still quite a youthful bite to these but enjoyable none the less. The flavours in these … Continue reading

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Por Larranaga Petit Corona

Smoked 22 June 2010. Box code EMA OCT 07; in humi since 28 November 2009. This caught me off guard after the last few being so pleasant. This was a bit tighter and firmer than previous. My taste is to … Continue reading

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Rafael Gonzalez Petit Corona

Smoked 18 June 2010. Bought as a single from my local retailer, probably about a month before smoking. This was my first try of this brand and I must say I quite enjoyed it. It had a touch of the … Continue reading

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H. Upmann Magnum 48 LE

Smoked 17 June 2010. In humidor since 5 March 2010. I’ve had one of these before that was still too young, and in all truth this one also needed a lot more time. That said, it was much improved on … Continue reading

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Barbecue cigars

I was at a barbecue last night so thought I’d take a few choice sticks with me. These are what I smoked: H. Upmann Magnum 46 tubo (age unknown-assumed recent, in humi since 21 January 2010) This was rather disappointing … Continue reading

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Ramon Allones Specially Selected

Smoked 11 June 2010. Box code TEB ENE 08, in humi since 16 March 2009. I’ve made a conscious decision to start smoking from my boxes that I’ve had longer as all I seem to do lately is complain how … Continue reading

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El Rey del Mundo Choix Supreme

Smoked 6 June 2010. Box code ASE MAY 09, in humi since 1 March 2010. Nothing particularly exciting, but pleasant enough. Mild in body and flavour.

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