Bolivar Super Coronas 2014 Limited Edition

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1 review for Bolivar Super Coronas 2014 Limited Edition

  1. Seedeater56

    Bolivar Super Coronas 2014 Edicion Limitada

    Origin : Cuba
    Format : Grand CoronaBolivar
    Size : 140 x 18 mm (5.5 x 48)
    Ring : 48
    Intruduced in : 2014
    Price : £17 each (in the UK)

    Bolivar Super Coronas is a Habanos edicion limitada released this year, it just started hitting the shelved in the UK. Its factory name is Hermosos No. 3 which corresponds to a 5.5 x 48 size.

    Pre-light: Slightly earthy smell, well-packed but pliant, excellent draw through the largest of my Victorinox Cigar Penknife hole punches. Fresh “green” taste; tobacco, moss, grass.

    1/3: Very mild (hence ideal following a light meal or earlier in the day). Slight spiciness (fruit cake) mingled with chocolate, very cool. Excellent & even burn with a nice ash stack formation.

    2/3: The cigar warms up pleasantly releasing stronger chocolate flavours together with milky coffee (continuing the mild theme) and also some woody hints (as if from a log fire) – possibly oak. Ash holds to a good 2″, keeping straight with a superb even burn. Wrapper stays perfectly intact and the draw remains pleasant and “warm”.

    3/3: A slight bite becomes evident during the last phase; white pepper and dark chocolate mingle with a stronger burnt wood taste, but the smoke remains velvety and can safely be passed round the sinuses to deliver the full flavour.

    Bolivar Super Coronas is an overall mild to medium bodied cigar with clear but uncomplicated flavours. Coffee or a light drink complement it well and it can be enjoyed at lunchtime, despite its size (mine took around 90 minutes). The construction is excellent and price wise it compares very favourably with something like a Partagas D4.

    Construction : [rating:4.5/5]
    Flavour : [rating:3.5/5]
    Overall : [rating:4/5]

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    • Mike R

      I remember you taking great umbrage at my admittedly harsh comments on one of your earlier reviews. This embodiment of brevity and accuracy has me (happily) eating my words. Two questions:
      1) Do you think it will age well, given that it is already quite mild (especially for a Bolivar)?
      2) Is it really comparable in price with the D4? Most online vendors price it at almost double the D4.

    • Erlend

      Perfect analysis and description! Bravo.

    • Rasputin

      I have had a few of these and they are nice and mild smokes. However they always look like sh!! which puts me off a cigar to be honest.

    • Bolivar.Professor

      Bolivar LE’s are always soft taste. Regular bolivar line is strong.

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Cigar Region Cuba
Filler Cuban
Wrapper Cuban
Binder Cuban
Length 5 1/2
Ring Gauge 48
Vitola Grand Corona
Construction Hand Made
Price Paid £17