Cigar Review: Rojas Street Taco Carnitas Short Corona

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The Rojas Street Taco comes from Noel Rojas who arrived in the US as a Cuban Refugee after escaping the island via a raft to share his passion with the world, cigars. Making his way through Mexico and into the USA he would setting in Miami for sometime before making Texas his him. He just opened up a new factory in Esteli, Nicaragua where he produces some great cigars making him a name to watch in the cigar industry.

Cigar Review: Rojas Street Taco Carnitas
Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua
Size: 5.5 x 46
Vitola: Short Corona

The Look: Packaged in light orange 16 count boxes the Rojas Street Taco Carnitas features an orange, gold, black band with a stylish sombrero wearing individual and a secondary band denoting the line, Carnitas. The cigar is box pressed and features a closed foot.

The Notes: The cold draw of the Rojas Street Taco Carnitas features notes of cedar and hay with a buttery richness along with a subtle barnyard aroma from the foot of the cigar. This mild to medium bodied cigar serves up notes of warm buttered toast, nuts, white pepper and cedar. The cigar is smooth with an average smoking time, exquisite burn that needed no touch up and a nice firm ash.

The Finish: The Rojas Street Taco Carnitas is exceptional Connecticut shade cigar. It has elements of a classic Connecticut as well as a modern one. The Rojas Street Taco is a cigar that should be enjoyed any day of the week, not just on Taco Tuesday.

Score: 93
Price: $8.19 / $114.99

Rojas Street Tacos Carnitas

Rojas Street Tacos Carnitas Foot

Rojas Street Tacos Carnitas Burn

 

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