Epitome of Cuban twang! Never have any construction issues and always burns to perfection. Smoke it young or smoke it aged. It's always a treat and worth every penny. 9/10 and by far my favorite double corona from Cuba.
An absolutely stunning and giant of a cigar to behold. A proper time and setting needs to be planned in advance before partaking in such a voyage of a smoke.
The Lusitanias produces a rich and flavorful smoke in a long profile, enabling one to perpetually billow like a chimney with seemingly no end in sight, at least until 1.5 to 2 hours have passed, which will then have engraved this magnificent cigar into ones core memory. Further solidifying the propensity of smoking great cigars!
I mean seriously. Is this not the greatest cigar in general production today? It’s huge for starters and whilst the view from one’s own mouth seems medium, for the onlooker you appear as if you are a Latin American dictator confident of your election victory!
The whole one hour at least process starts off with a delicious, rich and deep set of flavours. Mouth coating is the only way I can describe them. You then in the middle receive a burst of even richer depth. How to describe them: a quartet of cellos in the mouth? Then as you sadly progress to the end, with a sense of dread similar to watching a favourite dog in its last year, your draw loosens out and a mighty tongue covering caramel and creamed paprika set of sensations overwhelms you and you collapse back into your library chair with a sense of happiness. All will be right with the world.
The only issue is that the draw on some of them can be too tight and my solution to this is to cut them a couple of days before smoking and leave them out. Then return to them and enjoy!
Even the name generates images of stateliness; top hats, silk scarves, the Grand Opera and parasols.
Clearly I am a fan and see this DC as the top of them all. No humidor should be without them.