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  • Blind Review: H. Upmann Nicaragua AJ Fernandez Heritage ToroBlind Review: H. Upmann Nicaragua AJ Fernandez Heritage Toro
    October 24, 2022
    Master blender AJ Fernandez released his second interpretation of the H.Upamnn line, this time utilizing a dark Brazilian mata fina wrapper with Nicaraguan filler tobaccos. I’ve had many blends from AJ, and I’m always impressed that he can create such distinct and varied profiles. Blend Specifics Cigar Reviewed: H. Upmann Nicaragua AJ

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  • Platinum Nova Personal Reserve Leo XPlatinum Nova Personal Reserve Leo X
    October 24, 2022
    The Platinum Nova Personal Reserve Leo X is manufactured by Platinum Nova Cigar Company at their factory in Santiago, Dominican Republic.  Platinum Nova Cigar Company is owned by Amer Rustom and headed by two cigar retail veterans Leonor “Leo” Abzaradel and Aurelio “Ari” Riego. Their website states that their cigars use 10-15 year aged

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  • Limited Edition Platinum Nova ToroLimited Edition Platinum Nova Toro
    October 23, 2022
    The Limited Edition Platinum Nova Toro is manufactured by Platinum Nova Cigar Company at their factory in Santiago, Dominican Republic.  Platinum Nova Cigar Company is owned by Amer Rustom and headed by two cigar retail veterans Leonor “Leo” Abzaradel and Aurelio “Ari” Riego. Their website states that their cigars use 10-15 year aged

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  • Villiger Cuellar Black Forest RobustoVilliger Cuellar Black Forest Robusto
    October 22, 2022
    The Villiger Cuellar Black Forest Robusto is manufactured by Villiger Cigars at the Tabacalera Palma factory in the Dominican Republic. Villiger Cigars has been a family owned Swiss company since 1888 with distribution in both Europe and America. To be more specific, Villiger Cigars North America is the premium cigar division of Switzerland’s

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  • Blind Review: Freud Superego ToroBlind Review: Freud Superego Toro
    September 30, 2022
    The newly formed Freud Cigar Company released their first cigar the Freud Super Ego Toro. For those who do not know, Austrian Dr. Sigmund Freud in his psychoanalytic theory devised three parts of the psyche: The Id, Ego, and Superego. The Superego being the moral learned consciousness between the Id and Ego. This toro pays

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  • Blind Review: Sinistro NVBlind Review: Sinistro NV
    September 29, 2022
    James Agopian and Coleman Fine are the founders of Sinistro Cigars. They are based in Glendale, California, and have over three decades of experience in the tobacco industry. At the end of 2021, Sinistro released its ultra-premium line, the Sinistro NV. This project started with a Dominican Corojo Maduro leaf as its wrapper that has

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  • Illusione Oneoff PyramidesIllusione Oneoff Pyramides
    September 28, 2022
    Illusione Oneoff Pyramides are made by Illusione Cigars. They are manufactured in Aganorsas’ world renowned factory in Nicaragua known as TABSA.  Originally produced in 2001 by Plasencia for the former airline CEO, Andrea Molinari, OneOff was branded with a very unique “peace sign” logo which also donned his fleet of jets. 

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  • Blind Review: Piv RobustoBlind Review: Piv Robusto
    September 28, 2022
    For someone who grew up in Queens, New York, Entourage was the IT show when it was first televised on HBO. It is a fictional story developed by Mark Wahlberg, loosely based on his and his friends’ life experience in the cutthroat world of Hollywood. I watched the newest episode religiously every Wednesday. Other than

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