Cigar Surgeon's Blog – September 2014 Archive (4)

Review: Córdoba & Morales Clave Cubana Etiqueta Blanca

Another great cigar manufacturer that I whose new release I was eager to try. Rolled out of Esteli, Nicaragua the Clave Cubana Etiqueta Blanca, which means “white label”, features a 5 year old Mexican San Andreas wrapper and filler from Jalapa, Esteli and Ometepe. Over a year was spent getting this blend ready for release.

Available in a limited production run of 1,000 boxes, 20 count, in three box pressed vitolas. Robusto Extra (5-1/2” x 52), Toro (6” x 54), Toro Gordo (6” x…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on September 23, 2014 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

Group Review: Tarazona Guerrilla 305

Tarazona Cigars launched the Guerrilla 305 in late June of 2014, and had samples at the IPCPR 2014 in Las Vegas. Tarazona Cigars is run by Eddie Tarazona and rolled out of the Tabacelara William Ventura factory in the Dominican Republic. 

The initial vitola release is the Shrapnel (Corona, 4-1/2” x 42), Propaganda (Robusto, 5” x 52), El Jefe Flaco (Lonsdale, 6-1/2” x 42),…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on September 16, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Review: Mombacho Tierra Volcán Clasico

One of the companies that was personally exciting for me was Mombacho.  Although their factory is in Granada, Nicaragua, their head office is located in Toronto, Canada.  As a fellow Canadian it was interesting to me that a cigar company would make a go of it in the difficult tax market here.

The Tierra Volcán line was launched at this year’s 2014 Las Vegas IPCPR, and it was great to have the opportunity to try some of their line.  They will be available in…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on September 9, 2014 at 6:00am — 7 Comments

Pre-Release Review: Kuuts Nicaragua Toro

Once of the companies that was new to me at the IPCPR 2014 was Kuuts. Kuuts is based out of Jacaleapa, Honduras and the Kuuts name is derived from the Mayan word for cigar.  The Kuuts Nicaraguan blend is their fourth release, and I’m looking forward to trying the other 3 blends already available.


Kuuts Nicaragua…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on September 8, 2014 at 6:00am — 2 Comments


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