According to the a press release back on July 8th, The 7¼ x 57 Salomon comes in individual, hand signed and numbered, cedar coffins housed in 5 count boxes. All 3000 cigars have been personally rolled by Santo at our Nicatabaco factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. This limited edition cigar features the same Ecuadorian Habano Criollo wrapper of the Roberto P Duran Signature line with the blend slightly altered to Santo’s liking. My co-worker caught up […]
When we stopped by to visit Steve Saka of Dunbarton Tobacco and Trust, he spoke perhaps the truest words of anyone at the show. While these words aren’t what the retailer wants to hear they speak volumes about how we should try cigars before jumping into a box purchase. With so many new releases at this years trade show, it’s easy to say I want a box of these and a box of those. Steve […]
Before the IPCPR started some of the biggest news was La Palina and Hirochi Robaina joining forces to blend together. While not an employee, Robaina will play a huge role on the future releases from the company. This years release is the La Palina Red and while not blended by Hirochi the cigar is a different take on everything La Palina in the sense that its more medium then the full. Bob Moreno took the […]
So if you follow The Cigar Authority or you know Barry has blended a cigar called KILO, the cigar which is available in two sizes in an ultra full bodied smoke with a Habano wrapper, Corojo 2006 binder and fillers from Nicaragua of which 20% is from Aganorsa. The cigar is made at my good friend, Noel Rojas’ factory Aroma de Jalapa who tells us a little bit about the cigar.
Leading up to the trade show, Crux had a slew of Press Releases about their new cigars that were set to debut. Here we catch up with the company and learn about them first hand. The Crux Guild features a Ecuadorian Habano wrapper as well as a Nicaraguan binder and filler made up of tobacco from Nicaragua. Available in 5 sizes you can watch the video or read the press release. The second new brand for […]
The Davidoff Escurio is the latest addition to the Davidoff Black Label Series. According to Davidoff, “In the world of cigars, Brazil is mostly known for its dark tobacco, called Mata Fina tobacco. Mata Fina is a sun-grown tobacco which is typically made into wrappers and used for premium, long filler cigars by many cigar producers in the Caribbean and Central America. Each Escurio cigar mixes the Cubra leaf – the fire of the Cuban […]
I’ll admit when I first heard of this company launching this past March, my mind went to swinging and I thought, what the hell. Thankfully Ed caught up with the Swinger Cigar Company at the 2015 IPCPR and they set the record straight for my mind which tends to live in the gutter. They launched two cigars: Front 9 which features and Ecuador Connecticut Wrapper over three sizes: Par 3 (5.5 x 52); Part 4 […]