Arturo Fuente – Don Carlos Eye of the Shark

#1 Cigar of the Year 2017 – Cigar Aficionado

Date Enjoyed: 9/15/2018

Days in Humidor: 268

About the Cigar

Origin: Dominican Republic

Wrapper: Cameroon

Binder: Dominican Republic

Filler: Dominican Republic

Size: 5.75 x 52r Box-Pressed Torpedo (Shark)



Tasting Notes:

1/3 – Smooth creamy cedar – very reminiscent of Cameroon Short Story.

2/3 – Flowery Sweetness creeping in with a cappuccino finish.

3/3 – Deep rich and buttery tobacco with hints of spice. Narrowing of the cigar leads to a kick in strength.


Time: 85 Minutes


Ratings:

  • Appearance and Construction (1.5) - 0.9

  • Flavor (2.5) - 2.1

  • Smoking Characteristics (2.5) - 2.1

  • Overall Impression (3.5) - 2.8

Total Rating: 7.9