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Cigar Geeks Geek Critique

Don Pepin Garcia (My Father Cigars) La Promesa Petit
Written by Cigar Geeks Member: Kent (05Venturer)
95
Cigar Geeks Rating

Welcome to another Member sponsored Geek Critique.  This one has been generously sponsored by our member DRuff (Doug).  The cigar provided for this round is the Don Pepin Garcia (My Father Cigars) La Promesa Petit.

My Father La Promesa ("The Promise") cigars represent the promise that company-owner Jose Pepin Garcia made to his father when he departed his home country of Cuba all by himself in 2001 - that he would make his father, who remained behind, proud of his success. These medium to full-bodied cigars are crafted using tobacco from Garcia's own farms in Nicaragua combined with a Nicaraguan binder and completed with a Habano Oscuro wrapper from Ecuador.


Length:
4.5
Ring Gauge:
50
Country Manufactured:
Nicaragua
Filler:
Nicaragua
Binder:
Nicaragua
Wrapper:
Ecuador
Habano
Color:
Oscuro
Strength:
Medium-Full
Shape:
Rothschild

This cigar was enjoyed with Sunkist Orange

Pre-Light: 10 Points of 10 Possible

Beautiful looking cigar that is well rolled. The My Father cigars always have a "classy" look to them with a beautiful band and presentation. Pre-Light aroma is barnyard and tobacco with the pre-light draw tasting similar with a little spice before it is even lit. Zero soft spots, a slight oily sheen to the wrapper.

Light & Burn: 14 Points of 15 Possible

Burn is not perfect but in no way needed any correction, smoke volume is great. Ash is a light and dark grey mix which is a bit flaky. After the first 1/2 inch the burn is perfect. No relights required.

Construction: 29 Points of 30 Possible

Draw started out just a little snug but opened up to near perfect within the first few draws. This cigars construction is stellar, no soft spots, cap took a straight cut well and after the first few puffs the draw was spot on.

Flavor: 42 Points of 45 Possible

1/2: First flavor that hits me is spice combined with a woodsy leather mix and a slight metallic undertone. Spice mellows out a bit and the rest of the flavors come thru with the metallic (copper penny) flavor increasing slightly, personally I do not find this offensive at all.

2/2: Spice has dropped off considerably and the rest of the flavors haven't changed a whole lot, not a lot of complexity but currently with allergy season upon us my palate isn't in the greatest shape.

Summary

First things first, thanks to Doug for sending out a great cigar and allowing me to review it. Looking forward to grabbing a few of these for the humidor. Typical of all My Father cigars that I have enjoyed, they have a great flavor profile that fits in my wheelhouse.



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