44 Years: A worthy one, received 95-rating noting: "A pressed torpedo whose lush draw layers the palate with spices, wood and a profound nuttiness that combines with floral notes for a very complex and flavorful finish."
45 Years: Was awarded a well-deserved 95th spot as the # 1 Cigar of the Year 2009 noting: "The No. 45 is stronger than typical Padróns and is an intense smoke jammed with rich, hearty, coffee notes and a heady amount of spices."
46 Years: Received a well-deserved 95-rating noting: "The toothy wrapper of this box-pressed toro has an alluring cocoa color. The even draw layers the palate with intense nutty flavors, plus coffee and a touch of cocoa."
50 Years: Top 25 awards in 2013 (number 4 in all) and a well-deserved 94 rating noting: "The Nicaraguan cigars are complex and earthy, with a touch of herbal flavors and a black cherry and black truffle note."
85 Years: Top 25 awards won (# 5 in total) for 2015 and 94 well-earned ratings noting: "beautifully pressed, and it is steeped in notes of rich earth, coffee, and that trademark cocoa bean quality."