OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

Due to a high volume of calls and chats, your expected wait time could be longer than usual. For instant answers on popular topics, click a topic below:

COVID-19
TRACK YOUR ORDER
BEST PRICE GUARANTEE
BCP REWARDS CLUB - HOW DOES IT WORK?
BCP REWARDS CLUB - VIEW / REDEEM POINTS


Email Us

In 1984, food scientist Ann C. Noble created the world’s first ‘flavor wheel’. Her wheel focused on the terms wine connoisseurs use to describe the flavors they encounter during wine tastings. It was a big hit with the wine nuts, and soon spawned hundreds of variations for other products where taste and aroma were the key descriptive elements.

Whereas a color wheel contains all colors known to man, flavor wheels focus on specific products and the most common flavors associated with them. They don’t claim to describe every flavor under the sun, but can be helpful tools to visualize the ‘spectrum’ of taste. Besides wine, you can find flavor wheels for coffee, beer, whiskey, brandy, cheese, chocolate, and, of course, cigars.


The flavor wheel above is the most comprehensive I found, listing flavors such as “attic”, “pencil wood” and “feline musk” among the more standard tastes like “cocoa” and “coffee”. A much simpler wheel is out there, but that’s about all I found in terms of cigar flavor wheels. Well, except for the very tongue-in-cheek Moki’s Dogrocket Tasting Wheel.

There’s definitely room for improvement, and if any of our esteemed readers have some time on their hands I for one would love to see a new and improved cigar flavor wheel out there. It could be a great tool for cigar reviews and aficionados alike, giving us a huge stable of adjectives to fuel our descriptions.


Search For:

Recent News


STG Founds a New Distributor

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) is founding a new distributor to handle many of their premium ci...

Cigar of the Week 1/14/21 – Alec Bradley Project 40 Maduro

Alec Bradley Project 40 Maduro Cigars Alec Bradley’s budget-priced Project 40 cigars have been ...

Montecristo White Whiskey Glass Gift Set

Montecristo White Cigars Whiskey Glass Gift Set A classy gift set for any occasion, the limited&n...