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Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure Especial LE 2004

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Hoyo de Monterrey Cigars
Origin:CubaManufactured: Hand Made
Gauge:ThickLength:141
Format:GorditoRing:50
Score:9.2
Presentation: Slide Box


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Review #4: Blimey! Wow I can\'t say enough how much I enjoyed this cigar. I have been smoking Havanas now for over 2 years and this is definately my favourite now, and best of the \'04 EL\'s. Ok then, it is a medium to full flavoured cigar but medium in body and very smooth with only touches of spice tickling your nose from time to time. Flavours are not typical Hoyo however you can still just about tell it is Hoyo; rich, dark flavours of espresso, woods, vanilla, cocoa and hints of floral tobacco, very refined and extremely well balanced. This was smoked only 2 days after my tobacconist in Liverpool recieved their first box from H&F and they had not had any time to rest but I still enjoyed it greatly. A magnificent blend of aged tobaccos and extra maturing in your own humidor would do them wonders. Deffinately getting a stash of these! - Submitted by A. Dyer on April 7, 2005


Review #3: Long anticipated, but finally arrived and smoked: the Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure Especial EL2004. Quite a mouthful, both itís name the cigar itself. Itís quite impressive to the eye: flawless, silky and oily wrapper, perfect construction, impressive size and of course the Edicion Limitada band. Immediately upon lighting, an explosion of taste enters your mouth. Itís like the cigar wants to make clear right from the start that if youíre not feeling strong enough, you better get out while you can! But Veni Vidi Vici, and the reward was great! What an awesome cigar this is! Itís taste is very woody, in the first half accompanied by roasted nuts. Especially the taste of almond comes through quite strong. In the second half, I was surprised the cigar mellowed down a bit. Like it knew it has been defeated and was finally ready to relax and enjoy the ride! In that phase, I experienced a taste Iíve never had before in a cigar: liquorice! It was not strong, but it was there. After identifying it as liquorice, my fellow smoker could also recognize it. So itís confirmed liquorice! It smoked for an hour and fortyfive minutes (a respectable timespan), without a single relight or correction. This stick definitely lives up to the reputation of the limitadas! Get them while you can! - Submitted by Bolivar on April 1, 2005


Review #2: Whlist maintaining a typical Hoyo taste; woody (mostly ceder) this is a much fuller and stronger flavoured cigar. The burn was very even after a few weeks in the humidor. The ash was long and confirmed the fine pedigree of all Hoyo\'s. This is definately a cigar to be savoured and celebrated - it needs time (I\'d say at least an hour) and a certain level of respect to get the most out of it. - Submitted by alpap on March 20, 2005


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