Te-Amo World Selection Dominican Churchill
Written by Paul

Friday, 06 March 2009

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A decent looking light skinned cigar, this Churchill seemed easy on the eyes. Frankly it reminded me of the old Romeo y Julieta Vintage series in appearance. Maybe that's because both cigars had Mexican tobacco in them. The band is fairly non-descript while holding a wealth of information…all of which is written in a font so small you need someone to young to smoke cigars to read it for you…but I digress. The overall look and the feel of the cigar is decent. Not overly exhilarating, but absolutely nothing to turn you off.


Light this Churchill up and you will find a chemical like taste rumbling around your mouth. As chemicals go, I have tasted worse, but that was usually when I was in my younger glue tasting days. Thankfully that taste slowly dissipated until you are left with an extremely mild cigar. You can say the flavor matches the looks, as the mild wrapper perfectly frames you for the mild experience in smoking the Te-Amo World Selection Dominican Churchill. So combine an initial chemical like taste with a generally mild cigar, and I'm not sure what to say. The mildness does a poor job of helping you forget how the cigar started, and trust me you want to forget.


The construction is good. This cigar neither falls apart in your hand, nor does it bring back memories of those perfectly constructed cigars you've had in the past. I guess that's okay, as I wasn't expecting much more. I think the ante has been raised on cigar construction. Back in the days of the cigar boom, people would smoke just about anything, and many times in doing that you got some horribly constructed cigars.


People put up with the subpar construction because it was hard enough just to find cigars to smoke. These days, you can be more particular in your smoking selections, and therefore many people are putting more emphasis on the entire cigar experience.



0 # You're rightXytras 2009-03-05 22:51
"Chemical taste", you descibed the Te-amo common flavor, don't understand why this happens, maybe a bad fermentation or aging process, maybe their cigars needs a lot of aging to lose that flavor (aminia?, tar?). There is a Cuba selection as well and is much better, as well as the Nicaragua Selection, the Honduras is awfull though.

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0 # Mike Krelle 2009-03-10 10:54
I have smoked Te Amos for years and since I have also lived in San Andres Tuxtla and Mexico for many years, I have smoked every Cuban cigar for years and cigars from all over the world and I do not understand your ridiculous comments on Te Amos. It sounds like puro prejudice and shows that you have no real knowledge of cigars. As far as a chemical taste, you must be still on that glue.

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0 # RE: Te-Amo World Selection Dominican ChurchillJono 2010-06-17 18:21
Mike, it must be remembered that smoking a cigar is a very personal, subjective thing and that one mans trash is anothers treasure. Sounds like if anything, in failing to realize that, you are the one that is lacking knowledge of cigars. I personally had a decent/good experience with the Te-Amo nicaragua blend churchill, but it was by no means a fantastic cigar and I can't see myself picking it up again any time soon given how many better cigars there are out there. It was full of flavour, body and complexity but i found some of the flavours to be less than desirable and that alone makes it a cigar that i will not rush back to.

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0 # Bad bad smokeFredB 2012-04-07 18:58
This cigar is to be avoided. Does not have anything to do with personnal taste. Cigar smell bad hay, and i found the binder to have a bad fermentation taste. Really harsh to smoke, bitter taste from the start and tar accent from the 1/2. I throw it away at 3/4. Seems like a young wine that needs some aging. But probably not good enought to wait for..

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0 # Never Againstogiesnbogies 2012-07-04 11:22
Ran out of cigars on the golf course the other day and paid 6 plus bucks for one of these dog rockets in the clubhouse ...

Moral of story:
.I will NEVER run out of my sticks on the course again and I will NEVER, EVER smoke another one of these turds....ruined the flavor of my good sticks for the rest of the round!

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0 # Moral of Story NEVER AGAIN!stogiesnbogies 2012-07-04 11:56
I ran out of cigars on the golf course the other day and bought one of these dog rockets at clubhouse price of 6 plus destroyed the taste of my good course gars for the remainder of my round!

Moral of Story:
1. Do NOT run out of cigars on golfcourse.
2. Never EVER smoke another Te Amo

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