Illusione Rothchildes Review

Brand: Illusione                          Country: Nicaragua
Size: 4.5 x 50                            Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés
Price: $3.99 (Buy)              No. Smoked: 1

Illusione Rothchildes Review

The Label Factor:

The first thing I think of when looking at the Illusione Rothchildes is the striking stylistic similarity to the Herrera Esteli. The gold border and block text look great against the Mexican San Andrés wrapper. Having both a contemporary and classic vibe, the Rothchildes is an attractive stick.

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Don Pablo Cognac Review

Brand: Don Pablo Cigars                        Country: Las Vegas, USA
Size: 7.5 x 50                                         Wrapper: Connecticut
Price: $7.80                                     No. Smoked: 2

Don Pablo Cognac Review

The Label Factor:

Well…this is awkward. The format of our reviews really breaks down when the cigar under scrutiny doesn’t provide a label, eh? It’s a little bit like a supermodel with no makeup; you have no choice but to focus on all the imperfections, blemishes and veins that you otherwise wouldn’t pay any attention to.

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Partagás Serie D No.4 Review

Brand: Partagás                           Country: Cuba
Size: 4⅞ × 50                              Wrapper: Cuban
Price: $10.00

Partagás Serie D No.4 Review

The Label Factor:

What the The Partagás Serie D No.4 lacks in pizazz, it makes up for with it’s legendary status in the Cuban cigar world. The simple red and gold band is iconic, which is enough for many to easily pick it out of a cigar lineup. I don’t know why all these cigars are in a lineup, but let’s not get bogged down in silly details.

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