2015-06-01 07.34.01

Illusione “Gigantes”

I am a huge fan of the Illusione line in general. The simplicity of the cigars combined with a consistent flavor really appeals to my narrow minded, opinionated, sharp witted palate. I have multiple boxes of the Rothchildes aging and really enjoy them very often. It seems to me the Illusione Gigante will be injected…

2015-04-17 09.43.48

Illusione 888 for the drive

The Illusione 888, have been waiting for an opportunity to enjoy this cigar for a few months now and what better time than a 4 hour drive. First, the ingredients and specs on this beauty.   FULL SPECIFICATIONS Strength:Full Shape:Churchill Size:6 3/4 x 48 Country:Honduras Wrapper Color:Dark Natural Wrapper Origin:Nicaraguan Wrapper Leaf:Habano I would have…

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Illusione 68

As all Illusione cigars go, there is a story be the name  below is the story from Dion. “This was the year I was born hence, the smallest cigar in my line. It was also an homage to Paul Garmirian – BIG influence in my career as a Tobacconist along with Zino Davidoff. 68 is…

2013-10-30 13.06.58

Illusione Epernay

It’s been a few days since the last review, had some family in town and playing tour guide in the Seattle area. I broke out a cigar from the Illusione line and wanted something a little milder, this Epernay is a fantastic cigar. The first thing I noticed with the Illusione line, is the simplicity…

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Illusione Ultra

This evening I chose the Illusione Ultra, I am coming off of a head cold and wanted a strong cigar to knock this thing out. I really enjoyed this cigar a lot, but let me tell you this is a cigar you need to have had a meal before and something good to drink, maybe…

2013-09-25 13.38.48

Illusione Rothchildes

The Illusione Rothchildes, is a great little cigar and a perfect dog walker. That’s what lead me down the path to find them and also a recommendation from a friend “Aidan”. The size is a 4 1/2 X 50, but don’t let the small size fool you into not trying this. There are a couple…