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Plasencia Cigars and Davidoff of Geneva Since 1911 Launch Exclusive Belicoso

Plasencia Cigars and Davidoff of Geneva Since 1911 are excited to announce the collaboration release of Plasencia Cigars for Davidoff of Geneva Since 1911, an exclusive belicoso. The limited-edition 300 count box will be released on May 2, in New York City at the Davidoff of Geneva Since 1911 flagship store located at Brookfield Place, for an exclusive VIP reception, followed by a ticketed event that is available to the public. The cigar will be available for sale exclusively at Davidoff of Geneva Since 1911 flagship stores in the United States, and online at us.davidoffgeneva.com.

Partagas 1845 Toro

This cigar has a very smooth dark wrapper and a firm box press. The burn is perfect as is the cold draw. This afternoon’s beverage is a cold Topo Chico.

The cigar begins very mild with basic tobacco and cedar notes. There is a very light pepper note in the retrohale. The burn is very even.

In the first third the draw has opened up and the cigar is burning a bit warm. The flavor profile has taken on a sharpness. The burn has started to canoe.

During the second third the burn remains an issue, even after two touch ups, but starts evening out the slower I smoke. The flavors remain consistent and the smoke is very smooth. The cigar has developed into a much more medium body. The retrohale is very smooth.

Approaching the final inch the canoeing starts again. Probably a fluke with the cigar resulting from imperfections in the bunch. The flavors remain consistent with a nice complexity, but the burn problem detracts from the overall enjoyment of the cigar. 85

The T Connecticut

This year’s version of the collaboration between Matt Booth, AJ Fernandez and Robert Caldwell is a Connecticut version of last year’s dark wrapper T. The wrapper is very smooth and the bunch is firm. The cold draw is perfect. This morning’s beverage is a cold brew latte.

The initial flavors are vanilla and earth. The retrohale is very smooth. This is a medium bodied cigar; quite a bit more than one might expect from a Connecticut. The burn is excellent. Continue reading The T Connecticut

Casa Turrent 1901 Robusto

This cigar has a nice smooth box pressed Habano wrapper. The bunch is firm. The cold draw is perfect. Today’s beverage is a cold Topo Chico.

The initial flavors are earth and oak. A good medium profile with plentiful smoke. The retrohale is very smooth. The burn is mostly even.

In the first third the strength increases a bit with some spicy notes. A light black pepper note appears in the retrohale. The burn remains mostly even.

During the second third the flavor profile remains consistent and pleasant. This is a medium to full bodied smoke. The pepper in the retrohale comes and goes a bit. The burn has become very even.

Approaching the final inch the complexity of flavors remains excellent. The retrohale is very smooth. The construction of the cigar is excellent.