La Aurora Preferidos Corojo (Gold) cigars are entirely handcrafted using only the most select Cameroon, Brazilian and Dominican longfiller tobaccos, deftly rolled in La Aurora's highest quality, Dominican-grown Corojo wrapper leaves. The result is a full-bodied cigar that's perfectly balanced, rewarding the smoker with earthy flavors set off by a delicate, peppery undertone. While definitely not a cigar for the novice, this cigar is an absolute must-try for the experienced cigar smoker.
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I admit, I wasn't initially that impressed with my first one. But the next day, it was heavy on my mind to try another. The burn, construction and such were perfect. They just seemed a bit short and not too complex for a cigar of this price range. However, I couldn't resist trying another. The flavor was the same (as was the excellent construction), but it was the flavor I expected this time. Not 'overly' complex, but very plesant. I've had several now, and saving for my first box. A great cigar, no doubt. But a financial investment. I'd say it's well worth it, as long as you can afford to plunk down the cash. I also found it much more enjoyable then the silver version.
Good but the La Aurora Preferido #2 maduro is better. When you compare between these two Cigars, I think that the La Aurora Preferido #2 maduro is better tasting then the Gold Tube, or the Red Tube. However, they are all worth trying; but for the money I think the La Aurora Preferido #2 maduro is a better buy.