Liga Privada T52 cigars are the savory sequel to the famed Liga Privada No.9. Shown here in the Toro, notice the oily sheen and dark color of their stalk-cured U.S. Habano wrappers, while below lies a 3-nation blend that serves-up an extraordinary full-bodied and complex flavor profile. Get 'em NOW.
The guys reportedly smoke a handful of these cigars in a day. Frankly, I can't see how they do so. These are some of the richest cigars I've ever smoked. I enjoy a good, strong cigar (El Cobre for breakfast, anyone?), but these are not hammer-you-over-the head strong. They have plenty of body, but it's the incredible richness that limits me. I don't know if it's the stalk-curing, where the leaves are left to cure on the stalk, supposedly continuing to draw from the stalk while curing, the leaf they use, or the curing methods, but these are the cigar equivalent of a flourless chocolate cake.
Now here is a superior cigar, I first tried it at a Liga Privida tasting and after learning of the time and care put into each one I was sold, but it wasn't untll smoking it that I truly realized they were in a class of there own. If you haven't tried the Liga Privada No. 9 I would highly recommend you try that first they are similar. But if you like No. 9 then the T52 will not disappoint you. They are the elite of Liga Privada.
I had been smoking the Undercrown for about a year and was very pleased with its favor and complexity. Now I m not great at picking out hints of this or that but I do recognize and appreciate flavor. After reading the story of how and why the Undercrown was created, I took the leap and dropped $20 on a Liga Privada # 9. I was absolutely BLOWN AWAY, it was Awesome from foot to cap. Rich, full bodied flavor profile, I was actually able to tast a nutty flavor. The aroma was very pleasant and the construction top notch. Now onto the T52, being so pleased with the first two cigars, I bought a 5 pack of the T52s. The first one left me wanting but I figured it could have been just an off night for me. Trying my second, I have to say it was a better experience but in all areas, the blend seems to lack the maturity and richness of the #9. I would even go as far as to say, for my money, I prefer the Undercrown. The T52 is very well constructed, smooth and pleasant but for me, it s closer to a medium bodied smoke than a full. I recommend going straight to the #9 if your a fan of full flavored cigars. If you find the #9 is too strong, you will probably really enjoy the T52. For an everyday smoke, try the Undercrown, I would place it between the two in flavor profile and sells at about half the price of the Liga Privadas. I had to touch up the Robusto that I smoked a couple times, draw was good