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: 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 News: Espinosa Premium Cigars Announces the Laranja Reserva Azulejo

Espinosa Premium Cigars has announced the newest new member of the Laranja Reserva family, the Laranja Reserva Azulejo. Originally released in 2014, the original Laranja Reserva was the first breakthrough cigar for Espinosa Premium Cigars. It was followed by the Laranja Reserva Escuro in 2019 and now Azulejo in 2021. The name Azulejo originates from Read more about Cigar News: Espinosa Premium Cigars Announces the Laranja Reserva Azulejo[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate to Release 2021 Liga Privada Unico Serie “Year of the Rat” Limited Edition

Drew Estate’s 2021 limited edition Liga Privada Unico Serie “Year of the Rat” will become available exclusively to Drew Diplomat Program participants beginning in the week of July 6th. Liga Privada Unico Serie Year of the Rat debuted in 2016 as an exclusive cigar available only at the Drew Estate Lounge inside the BB&T Center, Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate to Release 2021 Liga Privada Unico Serie “Year of the Rat” Limited Edition[…]

Cigar News: Espinosa Premium Cigars Announces Release of 601 La Bomba Warhead VII

Espinosa Premium Cigars has announced the release of their new 601 La Bomba Warhead VII. This is the seventh installment of the company’s very successful limited year release series. It is handcrafted at A.J. Fernandez’s San Lotano factory in Ocotal, Nicaragua. The 601 La Bomba Warhead VII is a Nicarguan puro and has a blend Read more about Cigar News: Espinosa Premium Cigars Announces Release of 601 La Bomba Warhead VII[…]

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 News: The Sassy is Back – Cigar Dojo and Espinosa Premium Cigars Have Reunited

Seven years after the original run, Cigar Dojo and Espinosa Premium Cigars have reunited, bringing back the Sensei’s Sensational Sarsaparilla project in its original size and blend. Sensei’s Sensational Sarsaparilla (or “Sassy,” as it has become known) first launched in the fall of 2014, marking the second-ever Cigar Dojo collaboration. The cigars—named for exhibiting a Read more about Cigar News: The Sassy is Back – Cigar Dojo and Espinosa Premium Cigars Have Reunited[…]

Cigar News: Tarazona Cigars Announces La Bruja Broomstick PCA Release

Tarazona Cigars has announced a new cigar that will be showcased at the upcoming PCA trade show next week. Known as The Witches Broomstick it is officially named La Bruja Broomstick. The blend is described as: Wrapper: Ecuador Habano Binder: Nicaragua  Filler: Jalapa & Condega La Bruja Broomstick is manufactured in Nicaragua and is expressed Read more about Cigar News: Tarazona Cigars Announces La Bruja Broomstick PCA Release[…]

Cigar News: ACE Prime to Enlighten Cigar Smokers with Fiat Lux

Fiat Lux, a latin expression well-known and often used during the intellectual movement of the Enlightenment, represents the search for knowledge and for meaning. It also happens to be the namesake for the new cigar in the Luciano line, by Ace Prime. Fiat Lux itself is a blend that generates deliberation. The construction of the Read more about Cigar News: ACE Prime to Enlighten Cigar Smokers with Fiat Lux[…]

Cigar News: Crowned Heads Will Debut “CHG (Crowned Heads Court) Serie E” at 2021 PCA

Crowned Heads announced today, that it will debut “CHG (Crowned Heads Court) Serie E” at the upcoming 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show to be held in Las Vegas, July 9-13. The CHG Serie E blend was sonically inspired by the instrumental rock guitar solo, “Eruption,” performed by Eddie Van Halen, from the album, “Van Read more about Cigar News: Crowned Heads Will Debut “CHG (Crowned Heads Court) Serie E” at 2021 PCA[…]

Cigar News: Protocol Cigars adds Gordo Line Extension to Protocol “Blue” Line

Protocol Cigars is pleased to announce a (6 x 60) Gordo line extension in the Protocol “Blue” Line debuting at the 2021 PCA Trade Show. The Protocol “Blue,” which it has unofficially been referred as, was the first release for Protocol Cigars back in 2015. The original Protocol line is offered in a 6 x Read more about Cigar News: Protocol Cigars adds Gordo Line Extension to Protocol “Blue” Line[…]