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Hoyo De Monterrey Excalibur

Description

For a limited time, enjoy CI FREE shipping on your entire order when you purchase any Hoyo de Monterrey box on this page.

Full in flavor, the Excaliburs are a world-class cigar.

Hand-rolled by the same makers as Hoyo De Monterrey, Hoyo De Monterrey Excalibur cigars are made using the top 10% of the factory’s tobacco from Honduras and Nicaragua.

In addition to a sterling, '92' point rating, Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur is a member of Cigar Aficionado's top 25 cigars of the year.

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Pack
In Stock
MSRP
Price
Qty
Cart
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Short Crystal (Robusto) (5.2"x50)
Box of 10
In Stock
$104.90
| save $24.91 24% off
$79.99
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Short Crystal (Robusto) (5.2"x50)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$52.45
| save $5.46 10% off
$46.99
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Corona
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Sweet
False
No. 4 - Natural (Corona) (5.6"x46)
Box of 20
In Stock
$195.80
| save $46.81 24% off
$148.99
Profile
Shape
Corona
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Corona
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Sweet
False
No. 4 - Natural (Corona) (5.6"x46)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$48.95
| save $4.96 10% off
$43.99
Profile
Shape
Corona
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Epicure (Robusto) (5.2"x50)
Box of 20
In Stock
$199.80
| save $47.81 24% off
$151.99
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Epicure (Robusto) (5.2"x50)
Box of 10
Out Of Stock
$99.90
| save $11.91 12% off
$87.99
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Epicure (Robusto) (5.2"x50)
Pack of 5
Backordered
$49.95
| save $5.96 12% off
$43.99
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Sweet
False
Epicure - Maduro (Robusto) (5.2"x50)
Box of 20
In Stock
$199.80
| save $47.81 24% off
$151.99
Profile
Shape
Robusto
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Lonsdale
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 5 (Lonsdale) (6.2"x44)
Box of 20
In Stock
$197.80
| save $45.81 23% off
$151.99
Profile
Shape
Lonsdale
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Lonsdale
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 5 (Lonsdale) (6.2"x44)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$49.45
| save $5.46 11% off
$43.99
Profile
Shape
Lonsdale
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 3 (Toro) (6.1"x50)
Box of 20
In Stock
$209.80
| save $49.81 24% off
$159.99
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 3 (Toro) (6.1"x50)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$52.45
| save $5.46 10% off
$46.99
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 3 Maduro (Toro) (6.1"x50)
Box of 20
In Stock
$209.80
| save $49.81 24% off
$159.99
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 3 Maduro (Toro) (6.1"x50)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$52.45
| save $5.46 10% off
$46.99
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Churchill
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 2 (Churchill) (6.7"x48)
Box of 20
Backordered
$211.80
| save $49.81 24% off
$161.99
Profile
Shape
Churchill
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Churchill
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 2 (Churchill) (6.7"x48)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$52.95
| save $5.96 11% off
$46.99
Profile
Shape
Churchill
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Churchill
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 2 Maduro (Churchill) (6.7"x48)
Box of 20
In Stock
$211.80
| save $49.81 24% off
$161.99
Profile
Shape
Churchill
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Churchill
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Filler
Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 2 Maduro (Churchill) (6.7"x48)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$52.95
| save $5.96 11% off
$46.99
Profile
Shape
Churchill
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Filler
Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 660 (Gordo) (6.0"x60)
Box of 20
In Stock
$213.80
| save $50.81 24% off
$162.99
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 660 (Gordo) (6.0"x60)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$53.45
| save $5.46 10% off
$47.99
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Presidente
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 1 (Presidente) (7.2"x54)
Box of 20
In Stock
$217.80
| save $51.81 24% off
$165.99
Profile
Shape
Presidente
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Presidente
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 1 (Presidente) (7.2"x54)
Pack of 5
Only 1 Left
$54.45
| save $6.46 12% off
$47.99
Profile
Shape
Presidente
Wrapper
Connecticut
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Presidente
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 1 Maduro (Presidente) (7.2"x54)
Box of 20
In Stock
$217.80
| save $51.81 24% off
$165.99
Profile
Shape
Presidente
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Presidente
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
No. 1 Maduro (Presidente) (7.2"x54)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$54.45
| save $6.46 12% off
$47.99
Profile
Shape
Presidente
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Honduras
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Connecticut Broadleaf
Filler
Dominican,  Honduran,  Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
overall rating 4.63 out of 5 True { } True { } True { } Based on 952 Ratings
Customer Reviews of "Hoyo De Monterrey Excalibur"
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5 out of 5
Great experience. Next order pending
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5 out of 5
Another nice mild cigar. Well constructed I would highly recommend this cigar. Consistently great quality!
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5 out of 5
These are ABSOLUTELY worth every dollar spent
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3 out of 5
Ok
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3 out of 5
This was a good smoke until the end
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5 out of 5
Great flavor and draw. It’s my go to for a lighter smoke
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5 out of 5
My favorite every day smoke.
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5 out of 5
AWESOME CIGAR!!!!
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5 out of 5
My "go to" high quality smoke when I have time to smoke it down to a nub.
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4 out of 5
Excaliber has always been one of my go to cigars. I was somewhat disappointed with the #3 order, with some sticks having uneven burn problems. I normally buy the #1 and decided to take advantage of a good price from CI on the #3
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4 out of 5
Great cigar it’s one of my go too
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4 out of 5
Not a bad cigar but not a five star either
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4 out of 5
Good Ash
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5 out of 5
One of the finest and consistent cigars I have smoked. This is my third purchase and I will definitely order again and again.
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5 out of 5
One of the finest and consistent cigars I have smoked. This is my third purchase and I will definitely order again and again.
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3 out of 5
Good smoke. Better than many. I have been smoking Excaliburs for many , many years. I guess I just may have expected more from HoYo.
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4 out of 5
Good draw
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4 out of 5
In my top 5 for CT cigars, just a notch below Perdomo Champagnes and Cohiba CT. Excellent construction and burn every time. A classic for a reason.
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5 out of 5
Smooth and clean smoke. Full of flavor with a consistent burn.
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4 out of 5
Good smoke for those liking a light Connecticut appearing wrappers with some peppery kick. I don’t so wouldn’t reorder this cigar. It had a good draw but I’m not a pepper fan.
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5 out of 5
I appreciate that when I informed CI that my cigars did not arrive, they immediately sent me another box.
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4 out of 5
Smooth body, burns evenly, good looking, with a balanced tone over all. Great early afternoon cigar. Always on my list of dependable cigars.
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5 out of 5
Always a quality smoke. Just restocking the humidor ????
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5 out of 5
One of my go to cigars.
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4 out of 5
Solid smoke. Definitely worth trying. Medium strength. Mild taste.
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5 out of 5
Hoyo Excalibur is everything one wants in a cigar: it is well constructed, well balanced, and full of flavor without being overwhelming. One of the nice features about this cigar is that it is medium to mild in strength, but has a solid medium flavor. This makes it great for anytime of the day. Finally, it is not overly expensive like some of the old classics. I'm about to smoke one now and order another box!
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5 out of 5
Excellent all the way around.
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5 out of 5
Good cigar, well built and burned slowly.
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5 out of 5
Nice product smell’s and taste great
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5 out of 5
This was my first Hoyo, and it did not disappoint. Medium to Full bodied, despite the light Connecticut wrapper. The burn on these sticks was PERFECT. It held a remarkably straight burn line from start to finish. The ash held firm going into the second third of the smoke. Highly recommend the Hoyo Excalibur. I will definitely be buying these gems again. In fact, I will always have this cigar in my humidor.
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5 out of 5
Recently got a great deal on the Man o’war Virtue and my favorites, the Excalibur. The Virtue 10th anniversary is a great smoke with a smooth finish. And the Excalibur never fails to please.
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4 out of 5
Medium sticks, good construction, overall decent, will order again
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3 out of 5
ok smoke some sticks unraveled
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5 out of 5
I really, really enjoyed these cigars. Flavor, texture we're all good and they burn nicely. Great with a nice tawny port.
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5 out of 5
I love this cigar
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3 out of 5
Easy lighting and a full draw from the first fire up. Flavor is light from the beginning. The cigar had a loose roll and started getting box-hot about half way through the smoke. I had to ease off the draw a bit to finish, but it finished well. I’d recommend it.
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4 out of 5
Good Connecticut Profile
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4 out of 5
Good tasting smoke, although the ones I got burned a little unevenly.
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5 out of 5
nice even draw, smooth consistent burn, medium flavor that leaves pleasant taste
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5 out of 5
Not a bad cigar . Was smooth burned good and had a nice flavor to it was surprised . Will buy again sometime
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4 out of 5
Good smoke at a good price.
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5 out of 5
Great cigar. One of my favorites. Will keep smoking them.
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5 out of 5
Excalibur - Arthurian delight.
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5 out of 5
Very good
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5 out of 5
Great smoke. Good product. Good packaging.
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4 out of 5
Good Cigar
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4 out of 5
Good Cigar! Nice Creamy Smoke and a well balanced Connteicut.
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5 out of 5
The Excalibur never disappoints. Great smoke perfect pairing with a round of golf.
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5 out of 5
Excellent cigar, that’s why I buy them.
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5 out of 5
Even burn. Easy draw, extra long ash, smooth flavor, excellent construction 5 out of 5.
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Steve R

Hoyo Excalibur

Steve R

As I drove to the office yesterday, I thought about two things....

First, it’s great to be a sports fan in the Philadelphia area. Penn State is 8-0 and a hopeful for the national championship - curse the corrupt BCS system. The Phillies play in game one of the World Series this week in a very winnable series against the Rays (otherwise known to Mike Ditka as the Tampa Ray Bays). And Tony Romo is injured, while the NFC East is managing to keep my Eagles in the hunt. What more could a Philly fanatic ask for? Oh yeah....hockey season started, did you know folks still play hockey?

Second, I received another request to review a cigar. Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur in the 5” x 50 Epicure size. An old, long-toothed giant in the cigar industry that still maintains an insanely loyal customer base despite the bountiful array of new releases that hit our shelves weekly. In fact, this very vitola received a ‘92’ rating in April of 2007 and a celebrated position among the ‘Top 25 Cigars’ of the year.

Knowing Excalibur is a pillar in quality, I selected four cigars from four different boxes – one cigar from each box. Each cigar looks exactly the same. The true Connecticut shade wrapper is shiny and smooth with no large veins or blemishes. The pre-light aroma is sweet and doughy, reminding me of the inside of a curing barn. The roll is solid from head to toe and, once lit, the draw is perfect.

Note: I am on my third of four samples.

The cigar smacks of wood and toast. The aftertaste is almost refreshing....crisp and clean, like drinking a Corona on a hot summer day. There’s some sweet nutty undertones that linger a tad after each puff. I’ve read reviews that note leather, coffee, and earth....yeah, I get none of that. According to my palate, Hoyo Excalibur offers a rich, but not overwhelming, core of oak and toast. Roll it around in your palate for a little while before releasing the smoke, you’ll see what I mean. And this core is velvety, almost as if it leaves a film on the bottom of your palate. Through the nose, nothing but pepper. Black pepper. I’ve also read reviews that consider this to be a medium to full-bodied cigar. I find it to be medium at best. But a pleasant, easy-going medium.

Hoyo Excalibur can easily fool the unsuspecting enthusiast. While both flavor and strength remain consistent from start to finish, the blend is quite complex. Long-fillers from Honduras, Nicaragua, and the Dominican are used. However, the use of two aged Connecticut shade leaves – one as binder, one as wrapper – likely mellows this mixture to create a smooth and balanced bouquet.

How would I rate this cigar? It’s damn near perfect when construction, consistency, and aesthetics are considered. However, I lean towards cigars that evolve as they burn, so the Excalibur loses a couple of points in my (often overly critical and usually high maintenence) book. Either way, it’s a winner that should not be overlooked.