Blog Detail

Bear cub Pick 4/11/2016

11 Apr , 2016,
admin
one comments

20160411_141018_Richtone(HDR)

This week I am reviewing the Drew Estate: Herrera Esteli. I chose the Robusto size, but we have three sizes to choose from in our humidor; Lonsdale, Robusto, and Belicoso. This blend was the brainchild of Willy Herrera, and the first he made with Drew Estate. Drew Estate’s goal was to give Willy the freedom to create his own unique style of cigars under the DE company name.

The cigar is a rich Ecuadorian Habano wrapper, with Honduran binder and Nicaraguan filler. Armed with this information I am excited for a deep spicy smoke. As my personal preference dictates I use a V cut and I light it up. At first puff I can tell I am in for a pleasurable experience. The notes are subtle in the first third, with a spicy, almost sweet draw. It is a very smooth smoke and sits well on the palate. As I’m researching this stick, I come across a Cigar Aficionado rating for it. A whopping 93! In the second third the flavors start to come out a bit more. It is still sweet and spicy, but with a light peppery undertone. I can definitely tell this smoke is on the medium to medium full side of the scale. The flavors begin to come out much more pronounced in the final third, I can taste the slight peppery tone with a sweet almost maple flavor. It’s a creamy smoke, definitely one I will have again. I am enjoying this cigar a little too much, as I smoke it down to a tiny nub.

Overall I must say I am impressed with the Herrera Esteli, The aesthetics are enough to make me feel slight nostalgia. The wrapper has a smooth, creamy look with a very slight toothiness. One stick that I will definitely be recommending to folks who come in looking for an all around great smoke at a great price.

Thanks for tuning in! Until Next time Cave Dwellers! *waves paw*

SHARE THIS:Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedIn

1 Comment

  1. Chanelle Tummons June 16, 2017 at 2:18 pm

    I’m thinking about doing an English Books with Creative Writing undergraduate degree program, beginning in 2010. Initially, I just wanted to study British, but lately I’ve determined I would much better suited to British Literature with Creative Composing. Are there any universities that are specifically good for British and innovative writing? A lot of the universities I had fashioned previously been looking at no longer offer the training course, and The Situations University Guide only provides an English league table. All of the answers valued! (-:.

    http://www.colourlovers.com/lover/rafferty12dideriksen

Leave A Comment

No Persons Under 21 Allowed