Muestra de Saka cigars are the crème de la crème from Steve Saka's Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust imprint. "Muestras are hoarded and coveted by not only their makers, but by the cigar smokers who seek to catch a glimpse into the cigarmaker’s soul within their smoke," says Steve. "Muestra de Saka is just that. A line of unique blends and vitolas made in extremely limited quantities that reflect the blending machinations of myself."
Although more vitolas are in the works, the leader is the Muestra de Saka "Exclusivo," a 6" x 52 Toro presented in a box of 7 individual coffins. As for the blend, Mr. Saka did not divulge any specifics other than to say that the Exclusivo includes tobaccos from four of Nicaragua's most popular growing regions: Condega, Estelí, Jalapa, and Ometepe. That said, the wrappers alone are exquisite and have a stunning bouquet all their own.
Expect a chewy, complex, medium-full smoke rife with dark, earthy Nicaraguan flavors including spice, light pepper, some breadiness, sweet tobacco, and citrus notes with a redolent aroma. Your palate may vary, but Muestra de Saka is a true luxury-class cigar which, by comparison, is more affordable than many other so-called, "luxury cigars."
"To smoke a Muestra de Saka is to embark upon a journey with me in which I greatly welcome your companionship," says Steve. Join Steve by making Muestra de Saka a part of your prized cigar collection.