2 vitola. At first glance the cigar looks well rolled but does have some big veins going through the length of the cigar which takes away from the overall look of the cigar. It really is tremendous! I've never had egg salad as good as yours. Filler: Dominican, Cameroon, Brazilian La Aurora Preferidos Diamond (No. Producing up to 8 million cigars per year, the La Aurora factory now makes a diverse range of blends to meet the tastes of a variety of cigar aficionados. And the Dominican cigars have sort of been lost in the shuffle. ” –Dave W. (mdwest), “The final third begins with a big peppery start with notes of dark chocolate on the finish. I approach the first half and the cigar is uber flavorful. A real flavor bomb!” –Dave W. (mdwest), “The leather is a lot more pronounced now. You da man!! Some flavors are strong but the subtle and nuanced flavors just become part of the whole experience without really standing out as they do in my reviews. A bit full bodied and strong for sure, make sure you have something in your stomach before smoking this bad boy, it will hit you going into the second half. Only $ 141. And I just don’t think of La Aurora as having strong cigars. Like a man among boys. Crafted in the Dominican Republic, La Aurora is the island's oldest cigar brand. As I hit the one inch mark, the creaminess really runs the show. ” –John A. Published by Miami Cigar & Company at May 7, 2018. for La Aurora Preferidos Platinum Cameroon #2 Tubes by Alan in Columbus, Ohio on January 10, 2009 bought a box of these 4 years ago and have enjoyed the treat of these cigars. It rewarding to have someone with your palate and years of smoking experience recognize the effort! Handmade in the Dominican, this Connecticut Broadleaf-wrapped blend features choice Dominican long-fillers that have been carefully-aged in rum barrels. La Aurora’s Preferidos line goes way back. Phil The construction was ok. The finish smacks of cinnamon." In compiling some reviews, yours was the only one I took quotes from! Rod. Even though it is 5” long, the perfecto tapered ends reduces the extent of what can be smoked down to just a little over 4”. Kat, "Cool Reviews, Phil….always entertaining! The stick is oh so smooth. It looks terrible in photos. The cigars for this review were provided by La Aurora. (Bostoneo) Blind Cigar Review: La Aurora | Preferidos Diamond Broadleaf Toro. 6 Ratings. Compact and will hold everything you need for cigar outings. Wrong. ” –John A. Unfortunately there was some tar build up that made me put it down with about 2 inches to go. Price: $8.00. The bitter chocolate and earthy notes this stick puts out in the first inch are thick enough to chew on. The draw is a little tough. Draw and burn are performing great. This is certainly not an everyday cigar. I’m so happy that my inventions have your stamp of approval. Jon, "A long time friend called us and told us that it's about time someone reviews like you do...with honesty. We are very glad you enjoyed the Matilde Oscura – we are very happy with our final result! All wrappers are aged in oak casks. I remember seeing the colored tubes selling for $17 or $18 in one of the first cigar stores I frequented back in the early part of this century…and basically just passing them by because I couldn’t imagine spending the money on them. The tawny brown wrapper has an oily sheen and feels very smooth to the touch. Meanwhile, the spice is burning like a bonfire in the background. We really appreciate you so much!! The first and second thirds were the highlight of the cigar, with the flavor complexity falling in the last third. I get doses of some cocoa, cedar, wood, nuttiness, and a touch of creaminess. Vitola: Toro Length: 5 1/2″ Ring Gauge: 54 Country of Origin: Dominican Republic Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican, Nicaraguan Factory: E. León Jimenes Tabacalera Blender: Manuel Inoa Number of reviewers: 5 – Ryan H. (Ryan H.) Daniel S. (Daniel S.) Mickey T. (irratebass) John A. My advice is this: When you smoke a cigar that I reviewed, or any other descriptive reviewer, read along as you burn it. And the flavor profile is doing the 40 yard dash in 4.4 seconds. La Aurora Preferidos Platinum Cameroon Robusto May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 Reviews by Ben Lee 3 Comments on La Aurora Preferidos Platinum Cameroon Robusto The La Aurora Preferidos is an iconic cigar that I’m sure you’ve smoked or at least seen at your local cigar shop. It gets more expensive by the 5 pack and the single. Your wit and humor literally make me laugh out loud. Size: 5 x 54 “#2- Perfecto” I would definitely recommend the La Aurora Preferidos Hors d’Age 2017 Toro to all the smokers out there. PerfecRepair Cigar Glue...One bottle will fix 80 cigars. 2 May 1, 2018. The caramel is so buttery that I cannot find the words to describe its intensity. I think it is a little on the pricey side but it is a helluva stick. Back at the 2012 IPCPR Trade Show, La Aurora Cigars introduced a sixth blend into its popular perfecto-shaped Preferidos line known as the La Aurora Preferidos Diamond. The cigar, which will be known as Preferidos Diamond, will come in a black tubo and the signature 5 x 54 Preferidos No. The dissection of the tobacco is exhausting but gratifying. La Aurora Preferidos are a super-premium cigar and only 200,000 are produced annually, making them among the most sought after cigars in the world.”. La Aurora Preferidos are a super-premium cigar and only 200,000 are produced annually, making them among the most sought after cigars in the world.”. (Bostoneo) Dave W. (mdwest) Price: $10.50 Age: 6 Months Release Date: July 2016 Contributed by: La Aurora, “This cigar has a chocolate colored wrapper with some brown and tan color mixed into the chocolate colored wrapper. And it’s $8 only because that is box price. Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sun Grown Sumatran Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican, Brazilian, Cameroon Size: 5 x 54 “Perfecto” Body: Medium Price: $11.80-$14.00 ($4.00 on Cbid) I’ve never been a big fan of La Aurora due to its old school nature of blending. All I can say is… Smoking the La Aurora Corojo blend is similar to that Davidoff. There are a lot of veins…some very big ones. La Aurora Connecticut Churchill PACK (20) 3.83 out of 5. La Aurora probably makes some of the best Cameroon sticks I have ever had and the La Aurora Preferidos 1903 Cameroon No. Thanks Phil. Turns out, I tore the wrapper slightly in removing the band. Purchase our La Aurora Preferidos Platinum Cameroon No. So we shift gears and go with halves instead of thirds. Habit, I guess. Nicely done sir. But when I smoke my other cigars of the day, I don't dissect it. Though it starts out rough and charred, it quickly turns into a woody, peppery smoke with toast and caramel flavors. The construction was also solid.” –Daniel S. (Daniel S.), “This was an ok smoke, it was too one dimensional for me. Nestor sits down for a cigar and conversation with Gables Cigars May 8, 2018. The cigar comes in the original perfecto shape that was rolled when the factory first opened. The draw is terrific. Intense smoky flavor and syrupy sweetness comes in with an uneven burn, touch up time. Was a blast "talkin shop" with ya last night...any time! I felt that the flavors lacked complexity and depth. Back in the “Cigar Boom” days, mild to medium cigars where more prevalent. I’ve smoked a lot of $9 sticks and while they are good, they were mostly Nicaraguan blends and therefore, somewhat similar in body and taste. In the light, the wrapper sparkled from the minerals in the wrapper. Final smoking time was two hours and 25 minutes on average. I like pepper but it got boring after a while with the same note. 4.42 50 Reviews. I am forced to give it just a slight touch up and we are good. Cheers. Order yours now online by clicking here or call us today at 1-888-702-4427. This is one of those few cigars I don’t want to end. La Aurora has confirmed its newest Preferido will be one with a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper. If you skip the tubo, you can save up to $5 per stick. Free Shipping and Price Match Guarantee on all La Aurora Preferido Cigars. While the MSRP is high, I have seen these at deep discounts (as much as 50% MSRP). Excellent reviews and we always read what you publish.”. I think I will need a ball peen hammer to knock the ash off. Could be your calling. ", "Excellent review. La Aurora is distributed in the U.S. by Miami Cigar & Co., which advertises on halfwheel. La Aurora Preferidos were first available in perfecto size and were named “1903 series” as supposedly it was in 1903 that Don Eduardo Leon Jimenez started producing this vitola. I enjoy it. You really are head and shoulders above any other cigar reviewers. But in the end, I fear it will do little to alter her constitution. In Stock. Today, this exact size is back in production to commemorate the brand's early beginnings. ", "Great review Katman! I'm STRUGGLING not sitting down with a fork and devouring it all in one sitting. Also getting a good amount of smoke with each draw.” –Daniel S. (Daniel S.), “Very good burn with no touch ups needed.” –Mickey T. (irratebass), “Was a little worried about the construction because of how loose the seams looked However, there was no construction issues and the cigar burned cool the whole time.” –Daniel S. (Daniel S.), “I really enjoyed this cigar. La Aurora Cigars has created a new format for its La Aurora 107 cigar: Zeppelin. That’s a phenomenal review of our brand new Diamond Crown Black Diamond cigars.". The cigar has become very chewy and delightful. But this is truly a unique cigar. La Aurora Preferidos has reveived 90 and 92-point ratings, one review noting: "An old-fashioned, blimp-shaped perfecto with a pointy tip and dark wrapper. But I would definitely consider buying a 5 pack and have them in my humidor for when I feel like treating myself to something special. For a cigar with a lot of hype built around it, it is not as gorgeous under the hood as one would expect. Wrapper. Available in an assortment of wrappers, the cigar has gained worldwide recognition for its quality, consistency, and flavor. But the body is on the light side of full. Double Perfecto $ 168. After you have a highly developed palate, you can read all those bombastic comments, swimming around the internet, saying reviewers like me are full of shit; and you can laugh. I just read your review on my Crossfire Cigars San Andres... You are awesome mi amigo...", Cigar Review- La Tribu by Atlantic Cigars, Follow Cigar Reviews by Phil 'Katman' Kohn on WordPress.com, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEGf5zlqdrQ, "Your Honor" | Cigar Reviews by the Katman, Southern Draw Cigars Releases New "Manzanita" | Cigar Reviews by the Katman, Campesino Reserva Del Padre | Cigar Reviews by the Katman, Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua | Cigar Reviews by the Katman, Katman's Top 25 Cigars for 2019 | Cigar Reviews by the Katman, Brick House Maduro | Cigar Reviews by the Katman, The Katman's Best 255 Boutique Brands/Blends in the $6-$12.00+ Range | Cigar Reviews by the Katman, Henry Clay War Hawk | Cigar Reviews by the Katman, La Aurora Puro Vintage 2006 Edición Limitada 111 Aniversario | Cigar Review. 5 out of 5. Time to remove the band and I’m afraid that in doing so, I will knock the sturdy ash from its seat. (Bostoneo), “One of the best smokes I’ve had this year. StogieReview.com reviews the La Aurora Preferido Platinum Cameroon Robusto. quickview Add To Cart. A palate must be trained. I love your descriptions – incredible use of word smithing!! "Thanks so much for such a wonderful review of our Diamond Crown Julius Caeser cigars! 99. My only issue was on the finish which turned a bit green and bitter. At the 2016 IPCPR Trade Show, La Aurora Cigars launched the seventh installment of its Preferidos series, the La Aurora Preferidos 1903 Edition Double Barrel Aged.The foundation of this series revolves around a series of perfectos (although many of the offerings in the series now include parejos) packaged in a uniquely shaped tubo with each installment highlighting a different wrapper leaf. With its roots steeped back to 1903, La Aurora is the Dominican Republic's oldest premium brand, as well as the country's oldest active factory. Thanks so much Phil. It is unusual for creaminess to be such an early component. La Aurora is the Dominican Republic's oldest brand, and is rolled at the country's oldest factory. Blind Cigar Review: Villiger | San’Doro Colorado Toro, Blind Man’s Puff – Top 25 Cigars of the Year – 2013, Cigar News: STG Announces New President of Cigars International, Blind Cigar Review: Warped | Maestro del Tiempo 5205, Blind Cigar Review: Perdomo | Reserve 10th Anniversary Box-Pressed Maduro Epicure, Blind Cigar Review: Sindicato | Cubico Toro, Cigar News: Alec Bradley Shipping 10 Year Anniversary Fine & Rare Sets, Blind Cigar Review: Nica Libre | x AGANORSA Robusto. They always crack me up. Flavors were spot on for a full bodied smoke and diverse enough to make it interesting. These reviews remind me of the night I watched The Great Gatsby – a moment in time of fanciful voyeurism before getting back to the business of bills and taking out the trash. Best, "Thanks for the killer review! Smoke now pours from the tiny foot. Otherwise the flavors remain the same as the first third. There is genius behind this blend. La Aurora Preferidos Gold Tubos (Corojo) Review If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. I did have some cracking as I smoked it, but Cameroon wrappers, I have found, can be more delicate. Weed reviews...very interesting. It probably would have stayed in place but I trimmed the cap to get rid of the slobbery look from my saliva. The spice has tapered down a bit. I am very honored that you have enjoyed our cigars with such in depth detail. Flavors were spot on for a full bodied smoke and diverse enough to make it interesting. Medium-bodied and 91-rated, La Aurora Preferidos Emerald exudes notes of oak, cocoa, and spice. haha. La Aurora is the first cigar factory of the Dominican Republic and has been in continuous operation since 1903. A bit full bodied and strong for sure, make sure you have something in your stomach before smoking this bad boy, it will hit you going into the second half. Compare. Home › CIGAR REVIEWS › La Aurora Preferidos Ecuador #2. Well described and by far the most entertaining I’ve read. Site sponsors Atlantic Cigar Co., Corona Cigar Co. and Famous Smoke Shop carries the La Aurora Hors d’Age. I don’t know why I am using thirds to describe this cigar. I will pass on that quote to the wife who holds my checkbook. But this is a powerhouse. The cigar didn’t really hold my attention. It is one of the most aromatic cigars I’ve ever shoved my nose all over. -John A. My goodness. "I was certainly blown away by your review. I was impressed with the burn and the amount of creamy smoke, but I was not excited with the flavor of the smoke. Everything else in the taste profile is subservient to these two elements. That’s a lot of dough for a 35 cent piece of metal to cover your cigar. I know a lot of you will look at the price point and immediately dismiss it. It has a toasty aroma and complementary toasty, woody flavors. Close to two years ago, I took a look at the Preferidos Emerald Toro, a new release from La Aurora at that time. Thanks again to Jason Harding at BestCigarPrices.com for the samples. 2 Tubos has an enjoyable combination of spices, cedar, sweet malts, chocolate, pepper, barbecue and earth. La Aurora presents: La Aurora 107 Zeppelin. But you are right…the price point sends a knee jerk reaction of dismissal. Connecticut Broadleaf. 0. It seemed like a good time to remind the public about this cigar. 2 Tubos) (Double Perfecto) (5.0"x54) Box of 8. quickview . Readers make a lot of fun of reviewers like me, and others, that can find the kitchen sink list of flavors in a blend. This La Aurora demonstrates what a Connecticut wrapper tastes like in a blend, and it was pleasant to return to that style. Katman has received many accolades and thanks from industry godfathers and kings for his palate, his unique art form and his enlightened insight. Really appreciate you man!! We work really to make out cigars be better and better. I massage the stick a bit and voila, the draw is now perfect. So refreshing! The triple cap is impeccable and almost invisible. But let’s not forget that the Dominican’s oldest cigar maker offers plenty of other wise investments for smart enthusiasts. Your reviews are SO funny! L-R: Me, Mick Jacques, Darryl Way, Stewart Copeland, Sonja Kristina, “Thank you for the nice comments we feel the same about you. ” – John A. With a length of 4″ and a thickness of 58, La Aurora 107 Zeppelin was introduced last year in China and now begins to be distributed all over the world… Read more At the 2009 IPCPR Trade Show we were fortunate enough to spend a little time with Jose Blanco of La Aurora. This release was significant because it introduced a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper into the series. A lot of focus and intensity goes into the process. 2. The company started with the introduction of these formats in the Diamond, Sapphire and Emerald blends. Would look forward to buying some ” –Ryan H. (Ryan H.), “Overall I would say the cigar was ok. ” –Mickey T. (irratebass), Blind Cigar Review: La Aurora | Preferidos Diamond Broadleaf Toro, “Perfume like floral notes hit the tongue on the light while a mustiness lingers on the palette. The end of the cigar sees the strength move to full bodied. The New PerfecPak Accessory Case from Dr. Rod Kurthy. This stick finished up with pure spicy black pepper, nap time. Thank you.". Cigar Review: La Aurora Preferidos Double Barrel Aged No. So that’s what I decided to pick up tonight for review, it’s the La Aurora Preferidos 1903 Ruby Edition. All I need to know is what this stick was. You retort that we deserve such a fine vitola every once in a while. You have my total respect as a cigar reviewer. Made in limited quantities, the La Aurora Preferido is one of the best selling super premiums made in the Dominican Republic. See if you find those subtle flavors. And yes, he sent them without the $5 hood ornament. La Aurora has grabbed its share of headlines lately, launching highly anticipated (and well-marketed) blends like Guillermo León and 107. This cigar ain’t cheap. I move towards the end of the cigar and it just keeps getting bolder and more complex. The draw was really good and the cigar had good smoke production. The mud is coming to the fore front. This cigar was reviewed blind (no bands) by a panel of at least 4 reviewers. “This line was originally created in one of the oldest factories in the Dominican Republic dating back to 1903. That is what makes me proud of you. Brother Philip Kohn has a strong history of honest cigar reviews, of his beloved rock-n-roll and for his accolades as one of the TOP Cigar Blogs in the world. (Bostoneo), “This cigar just keeps getting better. The three new sizes were: Corona (5 ½ x 42), Robusto (5 x 50) and Toro 5 ½ x 54) priced Prices USD $157.68 USD $177.39 USD $193.16 USD per box respectively. They did not know what they were smoking beforehand. Time to light up. (Bostoneo), “Wow! Try one out, may be your next full bodied goto!" Body: Medium/Full (Click on photo). “La Aurora cigars are the oldest cigar made in the Dominican Republic. From Cigar Aficionado: No need to look further than Corona Cigar Company. Available in an assortment of wrappers, the cigar has gained worldwide recognition for its quality, consistency, and flavor. 1 does not disappoint. 00. Bread is beginning to dial further and further back. Thank you for everything you do for us and for the industry! “Creamy caramel” aye? The red pepper has escalated quite a bit in that first inch and seems to not want to stop. FDA has really messed things up for many of us but that is probably a tired conversation in your world and mine. The light brown wrapper is deceiving. I smoked a La Aurora Preferido, Cameroon wrapper, on Saturday night with a glass of water. Among them is the Preferidos series, a collection of smokes that debuted in 1998 to honor […] Beautiful gems from La Aurora.La Aurora is the Dominican Republic's oldest brand and is rolled at the country's oldest factory. (Bostoneo), Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress, Quick Cigar Review: Oscar Valladares | Altar Q Sumatra, Quick Cigar Review: Davidoff | Winston Churchill The Late Hour Churchill, Cigar News: Casa Cuevas Heads to Australia. "Thank you for the great review Phillip Katman Kohn, I'm very happy that you enjoyed the blend! La Aurora Preferido cigar line is crafted in perfecto-shaped cigars, reminiscent of the shapes made by Don Eduardo Leon Jimenes in the company's founding year of 1903. The construction is flawless, and the overall cigar experience is a good one. The first La Auroras were perfectos, and the shapely smokes are still made today for its Preferidos line, which come encased in a dazzling array of brilliantly colored tubos. I want to thank Jason Harding at BestCigarPrices.com for sending me some samples. My brother there is no one else like you!!!! A lot of time, work, love and passion went into the Serie Exclusivo! There are a lot of veins…some very big ones. Now, there are so many editions of the Preferidos that it’s very easy to get lost. Shape. $19.95, Brit Progressive Band Curved Air ~ 1975 I really respect and admire how real you are in your writing and interaction with the folks who follow you. The creaminess and cocoa and natural tobacco sweetness continue to become bolder. I get a salty pretzel flavor. I recently reviewed the Davidoff Golden Band Award cigar and it is primarily a Dominican like the La Aurora. The La Aurora Preferidos Sapphire Connecticut Robusto harkens back to those days. ” –Dave W. (mdwest), Summary "Overall this was a solid performing smoke. The creamy caramel is a delight. La Aurora is a brand that gets forgotten by me because of Miami Cigar in general, but it is a great brand that delivers and this cigar really showed what they can do. Full. I am so used to that long laundry list of flavors with Nicaraguan cigars that it is a nice change to have a few solid components that shine and still make the cigar an excellent blend. Add To Cart. La Aurora Preferidos Sapphire has received a 90-point rating, noting: "This short perfecto is solidly constructed. Like a lot. I clip the foot a bit to give it a better lighting surface than the currently exposed ¼” diameter circle. great construction, easy draw, lots of smoke and they have aged wonderfully in my humidor. It rarely comes naturally. Profile. Its baseline flavors are creaminess, spice, sweetness, and caramel. For a cigar with a lot of hype built around it, it is not as gorgeous under the hood as one would expect. The La Aurora Preferidos 1903 Edition Diamond No. This cigar is a wonderful stick to have in your humidor. These vitolas were added to give consumers more choices to fit their preferences as well as save on cost as they are offered without the tube originally found over these blends. While the blend was undoubtedly excellent, the price tag kept many people from even trying it. The whole time smoking it, it felt like something was missing flavor wise. My wife, who thinks all cigars smell like crap, loved the aroma. Loving the profile now, sweet bread and mud” –Ryan H. (Ryan H.), “A tiny bit of sweetness makes itself known on the finish of every puff during the second third. Try one out, may be your next full bodied goto!” –John A. But this is a great cigar. The body is closing in on full by the end of the first third. It burns and draws fine. ” –Mickey T. (irratebass), “Overall this was a solid performing smoke. The body is medium from the start. Unless you are bucks up, of course. The ash finally disengages itself from the cigar. Today we are reviewing the La Aurora | Preferidos Diamond Broadleaf Toro. At the halfway point, the only thing that has changed is that now the cigar is very complex and bold. The '93' rated gems of La Aurora. I know we haven’t had a chance to meet in person yet, but you’ve become my good friend. We all get into the "Zone" when we review. The seams of the wrapper look a little loose.” –Daniel S. (Daniel S.), “Manure on the body with manure mixed with chocolate on the foot. Strength was medium at best. The cigar is refreshing, complex, and enjoyable. If you’re not a show off, avoid the tubos in shiny aluminum that are the perfecto shape. ", "Your egg salad is so fucking phenomenal that you could legit sell it. La Aurora Preferidos Cameroon, #2 Tubo 5×54 Strength: Medium Size: 5×54 Wrapper: Cameroon Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican, Brazil, Ecuador. La Aurora 100 Anos Preferido No 1 Cigar Review This 6x58 perfecto stick features a dark brown smooth oily wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible … But touch ups aren’t required. La Aurora Preferido La Aurora Preferido Cigars | We will beat any price by $10. 5 Star. Intense smoky flavor and syrupy sweetness comes in with an uneven burn, touch up time. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. The scores are an average of all the reviewers' scores with outliers removed. The orange zest is still on the finish as well” –Ryan H. (Ryan H.), “Draw is on point and has the perfect amount of resistance. There are choices like the first cigar line made, La Aurora Preferido. Thank you again! Show all. Blenders have flocked to Nicaragua because it is the current trend of what the public wants. Home › CIGAR REVIEWS › Cigar Review- La Aurora Preferidos Corojo, Wrapper: Dominican Corojo The Preferido is a Perfecto shape, the first size that ever came off the company rolling tables. I “V” clip the cap and find aromas of cinnamon, cream, spice, baker’s cocoa, espresso, wood, and leather. And those few little flavors are incredible. And once in a while, you deserve to treat yourself with something special. La Aurora Preferidos Ecuador #2 By The Katman on August 11, 2013 • ( 1). Now here is the deal. The La Aurora Preferidos Maduro is a cigar that is not new to the market. ", "AND...comment concerning the Diamond Crown Black Diamond review: "Wow! ", "I just posted a link to your review on the DTT and my personal FB page – Wow, where do I send the check? Today, La Aurora cigars are still rolled by hand and are among the most respected cigars in the industry. Clearly, a lot of work went into blending the La Aurora Preferido Corojo. The spiciness slowly ramps up. "With apologies to Marvin, you are no doubt a cigar aficionado’s Cigar Aficionado and have a great palate for fine cigars.". 2 Tubo cigars online. Country of Origin: Dominican Republic (La Aurora S.A.) Corona: 5 1/2 x 42. Your name and reviews came up many times over the convention, expect more Manufacturer’s to reach out to you and more consumers to follow your work. For years the Preferidos line was available only as double-torpedo, often tubo, cigars that ran upwards of $18 to $20 a stick. "Phil-I take my hat off to you – what a fascinating read – especially when you are talking about “our children”!! I have read more than my share of cigar reviews in my 43 years in the cigar business but am not sure I have ever read one that was as comprehensive, as glowing and as entertaining as the one you gave our new Black Diamond. I am ready to go buy a box tomorrow. Made in limited quantities, the Preferidos is one of the best-selling super premiums made in the Dominican Republic. I always enjoy your style and the voice that comes out in them. I’ve smoked so many Nicaraguan cigars lately; I’ve almost forgotten what it is like to smoke a Dominican. This offering has been around for some time now in attractive aluminum tubes. At IPCPR 2016, La Aurora launched three new vitolas sans tube in each of the 7 blends of the “La Aurora 1903 Edition” line. This stick finished up with pure spicy black pepper, nap time. “This cigar just keeps getting better. The burn line is wavy. Binder: Dominican It is a shame that the burn isn’t sharp. Categories . The creaminess, in tandem, really emphasizes the sweetness of the cigar. read all La Aurora Preferidos Platinum Cameroon reviews La Aurora Preferido cigars are one of the most sought after premium cigars for their hearty, 1903-vintage flavor and Double Perfecto shape, which has been recreated in this luxurious series. The spiciness returns. Earlier this year, they decided to release their signature Preferidos in a Corona line for Mid-Atlantic sales representative Christopher Lenzo. I’m honored!! Many reviewers out there are very biased but you are not.". PerfecDraw draw adjustment tool ~ You will pay for it by fixing and saving two cigars! Now this particular cigar is part of the La Aurora Preferidos 1903 Special Edition series which covers 5 different colors and each one represents a specific wrapper and . They have been grown in the same fields of the Cibao Valley for over 3 generations.” This profile remains throughout the rest of the third. Plus it has a similar trait that the Davidoff people call the “Twang.”. A quarter inch in a bold amount of black pepper enters the fray with minor notes of dark cocoa, soap/floral, and smoky woodsiness coat the tongue. The cigar is solid but not rock hard. 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