Reading Time: < 1 minute In a follow-up to the Onyx Bold Nicaragua, a new Onyx cigar with an all-Nicaraguan blend is headed to retail. Onyx Vintage Nicaragua is so-named for its vintage fillers and rare Nicaraguan Habano wrapper. Get all the details here.
#nowsmoking: H. Upmann Connecticut Toro
Country of Origin: Dominican Republic
Size: 6″ x 50
Wrapper: Connecticut Shade (Ecuador)
Binder: Dominican Republic
Filler: Nicaragua, Dominican Republic and proprietary Piloto Cubano
Dominant Flavors: Sweet spices, oak, cafecito, white pepper
Where it’s at: Some cigars taste as good as they look, and this one is gorgeous. Evenly packed with a flawless, silky blonde wrapper and a Maduro cap. Pre-light is salty with some leather, as initial puffs reveal salted caramel. Some white pepper weaves into the mix of sweet spice, oak, and cafecito. Good volume of smoke. Flavors are consistent throughout. Retrohale is creamy with a hint of caramel. Well-balanced and smooth, smooth, smooth. This cigar hit on all counts making it one of the best “Connecticut” cigars I’ve smoked all year.
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