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Press Release: Aganorsa Leaf Reimagines Core Line Brands

Aganorsa Leaf has streamlined their core line Corojo, Maduro, Habano, and Connecticut brands under the new La Validación Series. Maintaining the same blends as the original releases, the four lines have been repackaged with more prominent Aganorsa Leaf branding, and the box counts and sizes have been standardized. All four lines will now be showcased in boxes of 15 and consist of three vitolas: Gran Robusto 5 x 54, Toro 6.25 x 52, and Gran […]

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Aganorsa Leaf Announces Supreme Leaf for 2022

Aganorsa Leaf is proud to announce the newest size of Supreme Leaf—one of our most exciting and sought-after cigars ever produced. Using the same blend of entirely Aganorsa Leaf tobaccos grown on our farms in Nicaragua and packed in the same vibrant colors as the original production, Supreme Leaf’s fifth release will appear in a box pressed 5×54 robusto vitola.  “Demand for Supreme Leaf continues to grow.” states Terence Reilly, who serves as Vice President […]

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VODCast: Launching HVC Black Friday with Reinier Lorenzo

This week on The Cigar Authority Live from the Toscano Sound Stage in Salem, New Hampshire… When we talk who’d red hot in the cigar industry right now, the first one that comes to mind is HVC and Reinier Lorenzo. Reinier joins us as we launch the HVC Black Friday 2021 In the first hour we will smoke the new HVC Black Friday 2021 as we catch up HVC while in the second hour we […]

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Illusione TAA Exclusive 2021 Cigar Review

Founded in 2006, Illusione Cigars are not the industry standard, but then again neither is brand owner Dion Giolito. In his early days he developed a cult following and today his cigars are enjoyed by cigar passionado’s everywhere. Now as the company celebrates its 15th Anniversary they have released their first ever TAA cigar in celebration. Limited to only 80 or so retailers across the USA, only 3,500 boxes of 10 cigars were made, this […]

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HVC Broadleaf Toro Cigar Review

In 2018, HVC released a limited edition cigar that was a bit of a nightmare for retailers when it came to put them on the shelves. The box was originally designed 20 cigars and held 10 Toro’s and 10 Short Robusto’s. Until the company released bundle refills, re-stocking a specific size forced you to open another box or leave a void on their shelf. In 2021, The HVC Broadleaf returns utilizing the same blend, albeit […]

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PCA 2021: Some New Items Featured At The Show

For the first time in two years retailers descended on Las Vegas Nevada for the annual cigar trade show. Rebranded from IPCPR to PCA in 2019, last year was supposed to be the inaugural quintessential cigar show of the year, however COVID-19 had different plans. This past weekend on The Cigar Authority we caught up with Dave who reported live from the trade show floor just before the doors opened. Normally each year, Dave attends […]

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Aganorsa Releasing Supreme Leaf & Rare Leaf In Early 2021

Aganorsa has announced two new releases for early 2021. The first being the latest expression of their Signature taste: Rare Leaf Reserve. Utilizing select lots from their best farms that produce low yields of leaf unique in both flavor and aroma, Rare Leaf Reserve is made entirely of Aganorsa tobacco. A café cover leaf from Jalapa envelops a double binder and filler tobaccos of predominantly Criollo 98 with a just touch of Corojo 99. “A […]

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HVC Serie A Canones Cigar Review

When you look at all the premium cigars on the market today the majority have something in common, the Grade A wrapper. With most cigars the binder and fillers use a lesser grade as they don’t need to be aesthetically pleasing. This is not the case with the HVC Serie A as the cigar is composed entirely of Grade A tobaccos. HVC presents to you their A game, with the Serie A which was introduced […]

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VODCast: A Cigar Made For Fallen Police & Firefighters

This week The Cigar Authority welcomes to the show Steve Zengel from Los Caidos Cigars. Los Caidos is Spanish for The Fallen and it is made at the Aganorsa factory in Nicragua. The cigar comes as a red band for the Fire Department, and a blue band for the Police Department with the blend being the same for both. For each cigar sold, $1 is donated by Los Caidos to family members of fallen police […]

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Aganorsa Leaf Connecticut Cigar Review

Almost one year ago The Cigar Authority named their 2018 Cigar of the Year. At the time I summarized the cigar with the following conclusion, “On the podcast I refer to some of the newer Connecticut cigars as, Not your Grandfather’s Connecticut. The Aganorsa Leaf Connecticut is a perfect example of that. If you were to smoke this cigar with a blindfold on, you might have a hard time guessing the wrapper. It’s a medium […]

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