Published April 15, 2020 10:41 am PT
Hoyo de Monterrey is a current pre-revolution brand, established in 1865. The Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 1 is a current production cigar, released pre-1960. You can learn more at the Habanos’ website.
The cigar is currently recommended to 64.8% of our members based on their personal tastes. This is an above average percentage. Our numbers are determined based on thousands of members’ personal preferences matched with the outcome of many blind tests performed by our trained analysts.
Here follows a synopsis of our analysis. First, a representation of nose and mouth perceptions of the Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 1:
The Cigar Sense panelists noted the following as key aromas:
- First Third: nut, cedar, spice
- Second Third: walnut, spice, cedar, toasted
- Final Third: toasted, spice, wood, walnut
Notes: The samples we re-tested in winter 2019 came from box PUS SEP-17.
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