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BINDER: Nicaragua WRAPPER: Mexico

dead-even burn. The smoke is toasty with nuts, spice and a cocoa sweetness that lingers on the palate for a long period of time. Price: $9.25 Body: Medium

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RING GAUGE: 50 LENGTH: 5" FILLER: Nicaragua BINDER: Nicaragua CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE WRAPPER: Nicaragua

OCTOBER 22, 2013

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TASTING REPORT: EXCLUSIVE DECEMBER 2013 CIGAR AFICIONADO PREVIEWS

U.S.A. DON PEPIN GARCIA ORIGINAL INVICTOS CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE VOL. 18, NO. 20 FROM THE PUBLISHER OF CIGAR AFICIONADO MAGAZINE Leathery and meaty in character, this bold cigar also imparts a strong coffee character and slight cocoa notes that all combine for a complex finish. Price: $6.00 Body: Medium

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RING GAUGE: GAUGE: 50 38 RING LENGTH: 4 7" LENGTH: 7/8" FILLER: Cuba Dom. Rep., Nicaragua FILLER: BINDER: Ecuador BINDER: Cuba WRAPPER: Brazil WRAPPER: Cuba DOM. REP. LA PALINA CLASSIC LANCERO JUAN LOPEZ SELECCIÓN NO. 2 CUBA A toasty intensifies with each puff. Woody notes become Dark andlancero alluringthat in appearance, the lush draw of this cigar leaves clear,bold and strong with hints spicyand licorice, coffee bean andby caramel. distinct impressions of of licorice coffee bean balanced a complex The finish is of toasty with a touch of dried orange interweaving leather, earth and chocolate notes. peel on the palate. Price: $8.00 Body: Medium Box Date: March 2013 Price: £15.17 (U.K.) Body: Medium

95-100: Classic 90-94: Outstanding 80-89: Very good to excellent 70-79: Average to good commercial quality Below 70: Don’t waste your money N/A: Not Available Note: Prices are manufacturers’ suggested retail, before taxes.

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October 22, 2013

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RING GAUGE: 49 LENGTH: 4" FILLER: Dom. Rep. BINDER: Dom. Rep. WRAPPER: Cameroon

ARTURO FUENTE HEMINGWAY DOM. REP. SHORT STORY A sweet and spicy little perfecto with a perfect draw and burn. Rich walnut notes and refined cocoa powder make this a balanced and complex cigar. Price: $5.60 Body: Medium to Full

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RING GAUGE: 47 LENGTH: 7" FILLER: Cuba BINDER: Cuba WRAPPER: Cuba BOLIVAR CORONA GIGANTE CUBA Core notes of leather and coffee are balanced by a mélange of buttery toast, minerals and earth. The burn is a bit uneven but the draw remains lush. Box Date: April 2013 Price: £20.30 (U.K.) Body: Medium

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RING GAUGE: 54 LENGTH: 5 1/2" FILLER: Nicaragua BINDER: Nicaragua WRAPPER: Nicaragua DAVIDOFF NICARAGUA TORO DOM. REP. Floral notes add some complexity to this elegantly rolled, sweet-and-salty toro. It develops profound coffee and leather notes that recur on the long, smooth finish. Price: $16.50 Body: Medium