Cigar Review: Acosta Cigars Envidia Torpedo – Rated 91

I recently received some samples of the latest introduction by Acosta Cigars. This new release is named the Envidia which translates to “Envy” and is one of the Roman Catholic seven deadly sins. The church states that ‘Envy’ is among the things that comes from the heart, defiling a person. In the case of Acosta Read more about Cigar Review: Acosta Cigars Envidia Torpedo – Rated 91[…]

Cigar Review: Casa Nicaragua Tobacco Group Paris Midnight Esplendido – Rated 91

Today I offer a review of the 2nd Cigar in the Casa Nicaragua Tobacco Group portfolio. As I mentioned in the previous review of the 1492 Jerez Legacy Toro, the company is a family owned business that was founded in 1999 by brothers García Vindell and Benavides Rodriguez. Both were born in Estelí Nicaragua, known worldwide Read more about Cigar Review: Casa Nicaragua Tobacco Group Paris Midnight Esplendido – Rated 91[…]

Cigar Review: Maya Selva Cumpay Robusto Maduro – Rated 91

At this years TPE trade show, Maya Selva Cigars showcased one of their newest line extensions – the Cumpay Robusto Maduro. Originally launched in 1999, and after Nicaragua’s peace accords, the Cumpay captivated us with the volcanic highlands notes of Nicaragua’s Jalapa valley terroir. Back then Nicaragua was “One of the newest and most promising Read more about Cigar Review: Maya Selva Cumpay Robusto Maduro – Rated 91[…]

Cigar Review: Plasencia Cosecha 146 La Vega – Rated 93

The Plasencia family has been in the tobacco and cigar business for over 150 years dating back to 1865. They only recently, about 4 years ago (2017), started to blend and produce cigars under the Plasencia name. Prior to that, their business model was to grow, harvest, cure, and age tobacco that would be used Read more about Cigar Review: Plasencia Cosecha 146 La Vega – Rated 93[…]

Cigar Review: Tabac Trading Co. Matcha Milk & Honey – Rated 94

Today I offer a review of the second blend in the Tabac Trading Co. Milk and Honey line. It is called the Matcha, which is a special type of Asian green tea that is popular in both China and Japan. Matcha is a finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea leaves. The green Read more about Cigar Review: Tabac Trading Co. Matcha Milk & Honey – Rated 94[…]

Cigar Review: GTO Dominican Cigars Corona de GTO 10 Años Corojo- Rated 96

I was recently gifted this GTO Dominican Cigars Corona de GTO 10 Años Corojo from a great BOTL – Barry Bones Argento, the host of the No Bones About It Podcast and a proud Cigar Rights of America Ambassador. I have to say, I am really starting to discover the GTO craft and I can’t Read more about Cigar Review: GTO Dominican Cigars Corona de GTO 10 Años Corojo- Rated 96[…]

Cigar Review: Nat Cicco Aniversario 1965 Liga No. 4 Corona – Rated 91

At this years Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE), Zander-Greg showcased two new box pressed vitolas for the Nat Cicco Aniversario 1965 Liga No. 4 line. Both vitolas are box pressed – a 6 1/2 x 60 Double Toro and a 5 1/2 x 46 Corona. Produced at the Agroindustrial Nicaraguense De Tabacos S.A. facility in Estelí, Read more about Cigar Review: Nat Cicco Aniversario 1965 Liga No. 4 Corona – Rated 91[…]

Cigar Review: ADVentura Cigars – The Navigator Francis D. Corona – Rated 95

At this years Tobacco Plus Expo, ADVentura Cigars showcased a line extension to their Navigator series known as the Francis D. Corona. The 6 x 44 corona is a nod to Sir Francis Drake, who is known for circumnavigating the globe from 1577 to 1580. Drake was commissioned by Elizabeth I of England to start an Read more about Cigar Review: ADVentura Cigars – The Navigator Francis D. Corona – Rated 95[…]

Cigar Review: Cigar Clowns Limited Cigar Association “The Ron” – Rated 94

The Cigar Clowns and the Limited Cigar Association (LCA) have recently released their latest drop “The Ron” this past month, shipping them to LCA shops across the country. This is their largest drop to date and the company is proud to note that this one is hand crafted by A.J. Fernandez. Joe Cassara, one of Read more about Cigar Review: Cigar Clowns Limited Cigar Association “The Ron” – Rated 94[…]