In a box of these I’ll find about half that are quite tasty and the other half that are just rather bland. The good ones offer tart cedar and sweeter hints of honey and cocoa. The body is fuller and they’ll catch you off guard if you’re not looking for it. The dull ones are a 6.8 at best while the good ones are an easy 8.4.
The Cohiba Black Robusto (Tubos) is a great full bodied cigar. Excellent presentation with a great consistant wrapper. Solid construction with a great draw. Smooth smoke that is toasty then has notes of black coffee and creamy. Hints of slight spice. A lot of thick white/grayish smoke.
The Cohiba Black Robusto is a very smooth and satisfying cigar with a variety of flavors that include black espresso, hints of dark chocolate, leather and a touch of pepper. These are delicious and relaxing every time I torch one, which is becoming more often since each one is better than last.
This cigar wowed me right from the start with loads of smoky flavor and a creamy smooth finish. The flavor intensified to be more spicy but it always remained smooth. The Cohiba Black Robusto is also nicely constructed and it burns just the way you’d expect a Cohiba to. Is it worth the price? For me, for once in awhile, it is. Otherwise, my go-to Maduro is the Romeo y Julieta Reserve Maduro which tastes quite similar.
Cigar flavor is important and these are flavorful stogies. But how a cigar smokes makes or breaks it for me. By that criterion, the Cohiba Black Robusto cigars are winners. They light well, and burn evenly with little fuss, never getting hot or plugged. The draw is medium to firm which I think offers the best chance to enjoy the taste, which is classic Cuban.