Cigar Review: Montecristo Nicaragua Series No. 2 – Rated 94

When we think of legendary cigars, the name Montecristo is one of the few that comes to mind. It is has its roots deep in the Cuban cigar world and has been an iconic brand for decades. The brand was founded in 1937 in Cuba, but after the Cuban revolution, Montecristo founder, Alonso Menendez and[…]

Aging Room Bin No. 1 D Major

Aging Room Bin No. 1 D Major Cigar Review – A Symphony of Flavor

It was back in 2014 when Rafael Nodal introduced the Aging Room Bin No. 1 line. Then later in 2015, he added a couple of more chords to the concerto of cigars in the line, with the D Major and D Minor. The latter being a lancero and the former being the cigar I will[…]

Romeo San Andrés by Romeo y Julieta

Romeo San Andrés by Romeo y Julieta Cigar Review

Well, here we are in 2018 and the collaborations with AJ Fernandez continue where they left off in 2017. This time the cigar tobacco king has worked again with Altadis USA and included Rafael Nodal in the mix to create the latest Romeo y Julieta cigar – the Romeo San Andrés. You may recall AJ has worked[…]

Oliveros All Stars

Aging Room Oliveros All Stars – Rough Cut Cigar Review

While the big splash by Rafael Nodal and Aging Room cigars at this years IPCPR was the new Solera cigar line, another new cigar introduction was announced. In keeping with his musical themes for cigars. Rafael  rolled out the Oliveros All Stars cigar. Unlike the Oliveros “Flavors” cigar, the Oliveros All Stars is not flavored[…]

Aging Room Solera

Aging Room Solera – Dominican Sun Grown – Rough Cut Cigar Review

At the 2016 IPCPR, Rafael Nodal of Boutique Blends introduced the newest cigar in the Aging Room family – the Solera. During the event Rafael held a press conference to describe the unique and innovative concept to this cigar. You can watch Rafael explain his creation and the process used here: The Aging Room Solera is available[…]

Aging Room Pelo de Oro Scherzo – Rough Cut Cigar Review

It seems everywhere we look this year, the name AJ Fernandez  comes up in the cigar world. This time it is with famed cigar maker Rafael Nodal and his latest release the Aging Room Pelo de Oro. I picked one of these beauties up at my local brick and mortar shops – Paradise Cigarz in Rockledge,[…]

Aging Room F59 Quattro

Have you been watching Rafael Nodal from Boutique Blends and Aging Room Cigars on social media? He has been globe-trotting and working extra hard selling his brand. It is what he does as a passionate cigar man. The success of his brand is spectacular. As a fan of the Quattro line I was more than pleased, when Rafael presented me the new F59 Quattro, in[…]

Swag Puro Dominicano – Cigar Review

Doing cigar reviews takes time and even though I wright down my notes and snap the photos, the reviews tend to get backlogged in the process. I have decided to start catching up on some of my past reviews and today we review the Boutique Blends – Swag Puro Dominicano. I got these cigars as[…]

Boutique Blends La Boheme Mimi – Cigar Review

  It is said that good things come in small packages and that is all  but  true with the new Boutique Blends La Bohéme Mimi cigar. This small corona 3.5 x 46, is not to be taken lightly.  Boutique Blends known for the brands Aging Room and Swag  released the La Bohéme at this years IPCPR. The[…]