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 News: Plasencia Alma Del Fuego 3-Pack Shipping to Retailers

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower, established in 1865, announces that the acclaimed Plasencia Alma del Fuego will now be offered in a 3-pack. The sleekly designed three pack will contain the three vitolas that the Alma del Fuego is offered in. This includes the Plasencia Alma del Fuego Concepcion which received a 93 Read more about Cigar News: Plasencia Alma Del Fuego 3-Pack Shipping to Retailers[…]

Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Announces the Alma Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon – Colorado Claro

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower Established in 1865, has announced that the Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon – Colorado Claro is shipping to retailers. This blend, a line extension to the Plasencia Alma Fuerte brand, features a unique smoking experience by combining Plasencia’s innovative Hexagon shape with ten-year aged tobacco. Plasencia Cigars Read more about Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Announces the Alma Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon – Colorado Claro[…]

Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Announced International Exclusive “YEAR OF THE OX”

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower, has announced the release of the limited edition the “Year of the Ox”. The cigar brand commemorates the Chinese New Year this coming February 12, 2021, which is the start of the “Year of the Ox”. The Year of the Ox will be a limited-edition brand offered only Read more about Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Announced International Exclusive “YEAR OF THE OX”[…]

Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Begins Shipping Alma Del Campo Travesia Box Press

Plasencia Cigars, a world leading premium tobacco grower, announced today that the Alma del Campo Travesia in its new Box Press incarnation, is now shipping to retailers. This new expression of the blend represents the first line extension in the wildly popular Alma del Campo series, which launched at the 2017 IPCPR. This updated version Read more about Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Begins Shipping Alma Del Campo Travesia Box Press[…]

Cigar Review: Plasencia Cigars Alma Del Fuego – Rated 94

All the buzz at the Plasencia Cigars booth, at this years Premium Cigar Association Trade Show, was around the new Alma Del Fuego. The cigar is a a continued nod from Nestor Plasencia Jr. to the island of Ometepe, the twin volcanic region of Nicaragua that grows some of the best cigar leaf in the Read more about Cigar Review: Plasencia Cigars Alma Del Fuego – Rated 94[…]

Plasencia Reserva Original Robusto

Cigar Review: Plasencia Reserva Original Robusto – Rated 91

Presented at the 2017 IPCPR, the Plasencia Reserva Original is a cigar blend that Plasencia Cigars describe as an “organic cigar“. This means the cigar is made from tobacco certified by the Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA). What does this mean to you the consumer? According to the OCIA websiite: No chemicals or non-natural fertilizers have Read more about Cigar Review: Plasencia Reserva Original Robusto – Rated 91[…]

Last Weeks Social Media Cigar News and Questions – May 18, 2018

Welcome  to  the second installment of Last Weeks Social Media Cigar News and Questions, where your’s truly, Boston Jimmie, scrapes through Cigar Social Media Channels, Groups, and individual posts to find topics of interest for the week. Of course, once I write this, my friend Kap Kaplowitz will take it all in and shred it; like Read more about Last Weeks Social Media Cigar News and Questions – May 18, 2018[…]

Hiram and Solomon Veiled Prophet

Hiram and Solomon Veiled Prophet Cigar Review – This no Joke!

Released in 2016, the Veiled Prophet is Hiram and Solomon Cigars limited release that brings to their portfolio a large format cigar. It weighs in at 7 x 60 and is the result of master blender David Blanco and Plasencia Cigars. The name is a tribute to the Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm Read more about Hiram and Solomon Veiled Prophet Cigar Review – This no Joke![…]

Cigar Industry Talks about FDA Rules

During the 2017 IPCPR I took some time with numerous brand owners to talk about their blends and business in general. One of the questions I asked, was how are they handling the FDA regulations on the cigar industry. It is just about a year (August 8, 2016) since the FDA clamped down on our Read more about Cigar Industry Talks about FDA Rules[…]

Regius Seleccion Orchant

Regius Seleccion Orchant Robusto Cigar Review

Regius Cigars is a noted cigar company based out of London, England. The company partnered with the Plasencia family in Esteli, Nicaragua to source the leaf and produce their fine creations. Today I bring you a review of the Regius Seleccion Orchant, a flawless Nicaraguan puro, that is limited in production. The blend was created in collaboration with Mitchell Read more about Regius Seleccion Orchant Robusto Cigar Review[…]

Crux Guild

Crux Cigars Guild Cigar Review

I just received the new Crux Cigars Guild the other week. They came along with the new Crux PB5 which I have yet to review. Crux Cigar Cigars announced both the Guild and PB5 at last years IPCPR and they are now shipping to retailers across the country. Make no doubt about it, I enjoy Crux Read more about Crux Cigars Guild Cigar Review[…]