Petri Toscani 25/2
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Petri Toscani 25/2
by Joe in Connecticut on March 06, 2015
Petri Toscani was the very first Toscano cigar manufactured in the United States, and Winner of the Gold Medal for best Italian cigar at the Panama Pacific International Exposition in 1915. The wrapper, filler and binder are all dark-fired Kentucky and Tennessee tobaccos, Made by Avanti Cigars in Scranton PA. A Medium to Full bodied smoke, it is deeply reminiscent of traditional Italian Toscano, with distinct characteristics prominent in American fire cured tobacco. In my humble opinion, as an avid cigar enthusiast, and Italian American, Petri Toscani are by far the best Toscano s this side of the Atlantic. - Joe P, Waterbury Connecticut USA
by Leonard Watson in Wisconsin on January 09, 2019
If you are comparing this cigar to a Partagas 150 or a Cuban Bolivar you will be sorely disappointed, but then again you would be comparing apples to oranges. For a mass produced, machine rolled, dry-cured cigar you will be hard pressed to find a better smoke. These rough rolled cigars are ideal for cutting in half for a quick smoke. In fact, I believe that the experience is better when these are cut in half. The taste is fairly strong it is a maduro , but not overwhelming and is a pure tabacco, no cheesy flavoring infusions or paper taste. Due to the rough Cowboy style wrapper they do have a tendency to burn a bit uneven, but not terribly. They are consistent in both construction and draw and I have found very few cracked cigars in the numerous boxes I have purchased. Towards the end, they do sometimes get a bit of a bitter flavor but by that time I am usually done with it anyway. For an everyday smoke on a budget you cannot beat these little gems.
by Robert Vogel in Tn on October 31, 2018
I like thin cigars, although they are hard to find. These are very consistent. They have a sweet, mellow flavor and draw very well. I really hope you continue to carry these as smoking one, twice a day is one of my more pleasurable life experiences. Thanks, Robert
by Sig in Minnesota on August 06, 2017
I ve been smoking pipe for awhile now, mostly strong English flakes and latakia. But have always been curious about these old style Italian and western cigars, for similar reasons why old style flake tobacco interests me. It s the real deal.These are strong and what do they smell and taste of? Good strong tobacco that s it, not candy or paper. Were you hoping for something else?They are meant to be cut in half before smoking, people who smoke the whole thing are actually getting a poor experience.