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CLE Prieto Diadema Cigar Review

In 2018 the CLE Prieto gets a line extension with the release of the box-pressed Diadema. The brand debuted along side Chele in 2016 at TAA although they weren’t TAA Exclusives. Themes were an interesting take on light and dark wrappers as  Chele, which is slang for light-skinned and Prieto, which is Spanish slang for dark-skinned. Cigar Review: CLE Prieto Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Length: 7″ Ring Gauge: 52 Vitola: Diadema The Look: The box pressed Diadema comes in 10 count […]

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Joya de Nicaragua Cinco Décadas Diadema Cigar Review

Ever since the IPCPR trade show has come to a close I’ve been asked over and over again, “What were some of the best cigars you smoked?” My answer has always been there were two cigars that stood out (I ruled out cigars I got to smoke before the show). One of the two cigars that stood out was today’s cigar that celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Joya de Nicaragua aptly called Cinco Decadas. In […]

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Eiroa The First 20 Years Diadema TAA Exclusive 2018

The Eiroa First 20 Years gets a TAA Exclusive. This Diadema uses a Mexican seed grown in Honduras at the Eiroa family farm called Finca Corojo for the wrapper. The binder and fillers include a special varietal of tobacco called La Victoria that is being grown on Generoso Eiroa’s farm named La Victoria marking the first time in 60 years that the seed has been harvested. Today we review the Eiroa The First 20 Years […]

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CLE Announces Exclusive Release For TAA Retailers

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for cigar smokers, as the Tobacconist Association of America is set to meet at the end of the month in the Dominican Republic for its 50 anniversary. The first exclusive cigar for TAA members has been announced and the honor goes to CLE who sent out an email to The Cigar Authority. According to the email, the Eiroa First 20 Years will be getting a Diadema that […]

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