4 1/2 x 60 Gordo
A well assembled oily-so billy-club of a cigar. Performs admirably. Black pepper-forward with tart fruit backing. Cayenne through-the-nose. Nutty-molasses-espresso melange. Nutmeg'd-earth under-belly. Somewhat abbreviated finish.
FINAL GRADE: B+
A 90-100 B 80-89 C 70-79 D 60-69 F 0-59
WRAPPER: Pennsylvania Broadleaf
BINDER: Nicaraguan Habano
FILLER: Nicaraguan (Esteli Ligero, Jalapa Ligero and Condega Ligero)
NAME DROP: A.J. Fernandz, Shorty Rossi
Get yer Diesel Shorty Ltd. (Gordo) via my buddies my pals my chums at Cigars City.
The Diesel Shorty Ltd. offering is a collaboration twixt cigar-maker extraordinaire one A.J. Fernandez and Shorty Rossi. Mr. Rossi, as some may recall, is/was(?) an Animal Planet on-air personality and on/off-air vertically-challenged-American whom rescues Pit Bulls to adopt out to furever homes.