I think I’ve been called a “cigar-snob” damn near as much as I’ve been called anything else in my life and believe me, if you added up those times it’d be one big digit! But you can’t please everyone and I guess I’d be guilty as charged for having a penchant for the pricey stuff.
This is one special smoke and one that will always have a home in my humidor. The XO line has a distinct and unique flavor that I have not encountered in any other cigar. If you’ve ever wondered how someone can describe a cigar as “nutty” this baby should serve as your benchmark. Just looking at this cigar you can see care and effort that went into producing it when you examine the fragile Connecticut Shade wrapper that envelopes the binder and filler that make this one of my all-time favorite smokes!
Medium-bodied in strength and unbelievably smooth in flavor, the XO line is unquestionably one of Davidoff’s finest. The perfect draw from cigar to cigar and rock-solid dark gray ash are testament to the fine craftsmanship that goes into every single stick. My advice is to pick up a few to enjoy now and if you really want to treat yourself pick up a few more and let them rest in your humidor for 12-18 months. Yeah, I know that’s along time but trust me, it’ll be worth the wait!