1. Padron 1964 Diplomatico Natural – 94

  • Size: cepo 50 x 178 mm (7”) – EUR: 23 € (IT) – 19 € (EU) | USD: 15 $
  • Wrapper: Nicaragua | Binder: Nicaragua | Filler: Nicaragua

The 1964 Aniversario Serie was introduced in 1994, to celebrate the 30th anniver- sary of the Padron Company. Eleven sizes are dressed up with the 1964 year band. The tobacco used to make these cigars is aged four years and the shape is box pres- sed, in honor to the old cuban tradition.

Medium to full strength. The remarkable aromatic intensity, the long persistence, the great balance and the nice evolution, make this Padron the best Nicaragua cigar of 2015. Incredibly creamy and satisfying, it develops a great complexity and elegance.

1/3: milk chocolate, black pepper, piquant spices.
2/3: black pepper, hazelnut and cocoa.
3/3: cocoa, balsamic herbs and earth.

2. El Gueguense Torpedo – 94

  • Size: cepo 52 x 159 mm (6.5”) – EUR: – € (IT) – € (EU) | USD: 11.5 $
  • Wrapper: Nicaragua Corojo 99 | Binder: Nicaragua | Filler: Nicaragua

Full strength. The cigar develops a huge aromatic intensity. Well balanced and harmo- nious, it has a great complexity as well. The persistence is remarkable.

1/3: green pepper, cocoa, fine wood. Sweet base.
2/3: fine wood, black pepper and nutmeg.
3/3: green pepper, earth and tuber.

3. Drew Estate Liga Unico Dirty Rat – 93

  • Size: cepo 44 x 127 mm (5”) – EUR: – € (IT) – 15 € (EU) | USD: 12 $
  • Wrapper: Connecticut Sun Grown Habano | Binder: Brazil | Filler: Nicaragua, Honduras

Medium to full strength. It develops a really complex and intense smoke. Persistence and harmony are remarkable. The balance is great and the smoke incredibly thick.

1/3: hazelnut, white pepper, oily notes, incense and piquant peaks.
2/3: nut, cocoa and spices.
3/3: coca, nut and aromatic herbs.

4. Plasencia Reserva Organica Churchill – 92

  • Size: cepo 48 x 178 mm (7”) – EUR: – € (IT) – 9.5 € (EU) | USD: 8 $
  • Wrapper: Nicaragua | Binder: Nicaragua | Filler: Nicaragua

Medium strength. A cigar with a great balance and a rich and elegant aromatic palette. The evolution is really good and the aromas are very intense. Satisfying.

1/3: earth, carob, aromatic herbs and piquant notes. Sweet base.
2/3: fine wood, aromatic herbs and spices.
3/3: nut and cinnamon. Sweet base.

5. Nicarao Exclusivo Rodolfo – 91

  • Size: cepo 54 x 178 mm (7”) – EUR: – € (IT) – 15€ (EU) | USD: 14 $
  • Wrapper: Nicaragua | Binder: Nicaragua | Filler: Nicaragua

Medium to full bodied. Great balance and very good complexity. The aromatic palette is wide, harmonious and elegant. Intensity and persistence are remarkable.

1/3: leather, cocoa, cinnamon, herbs and black pepper.
2/3: cocoa, black pepper. Slightly sweet base.
3/3 cocoa, cinnamon, herbs and black pepper.

 

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