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Corojo Wrapper Leaf: Then & Now

Corojo Wrapper Leaf: Then & Now

Sought for its robust flavor and complexity, the Corojo leaf was developed during the 1930's by Diego Rodriguez in Cuba's famed Vuelta Abajo tobacco-growing region. Using selective breeding, Rodriguez created the Corojo seed from the Criollo seed. This month we take a closer look at the origins of this flavorful leaf whose name comes from the Santa Ines del Corojo Vega, a.k.a. the "El Corojo" plantation, not far from the town of San Luis y Martinez in Pinar del Rio.
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La Aurora 107 Lancero

La Aurora 107 Lancero cigars were created in honor of Tabacalera La Aurora's 107 years in business. Blended by Guillermo Leon, select Nicaraguan and Dominican longfillers plus a Dominican binder…
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