Blind Cigar Review: Padron | Londres Natural Vital Stats: Vitola: Corona Length: 5.5″ Ring Gauge: 42 Country of Origin: Nicaragua Wrapper: Natural (Habano)...
A milder version of the Padrón brand—a Nicaraguan cigar draped in blonde Connecticut-seed wrapper and shaped in the round, rather than pressed square—is poised to be unveiled next month. The cigar, a first for the Padrón family, is meant to appeal to those who tend to smoke milder cigars.
Famous 75th Padrón 1926 Series cigars are made in one size, a 5" x 54 box-pressed robusto rolled in two wrapper choices – Nicaraguan Habano natural or Nicaraguan Habano maduro. Presented in boxes of 10 cigars, these puros are exquisitely handcrafted with 5-year-aged Nicaraguan tobaccos offering a smooth, creamy, well-balanced smoke brimming with Padrón's signature earthy-spicy, full-bodied flavor profile. Only 3,000 boxes have been made, and like all Padrón Cigars, they will have individual, serial-numbered cigar bands.
The patriarch of the Padrón Cigar brand, José Orlando Padrón, died early this morning. The master cigarmaker, who ran Padrón Cigars Inc. for 53 years, was surrounded by his family at his death. He was 91 years old.
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This is a compilation of our favorite budget cigars, some we have reviewed, some we have not. We will try and get to reviewing all of these eventually and we will keep adding more bargains as we find them.
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"This cigar offered a fairly solid smoke. The milder flavors transitioned nicely for the first two thirds. Once the leather left during the final third, the cigar developed a bit of harshness while the remaining flavors failed to achieve much of a balance." -Gregg (McGreggor57)
"Overall I really enjoyed this cigar. Some good strong spice during most of the smoke which I enjoyed and then towards the end when the spice calmed down more of the char flavor came out. The last 3rd was nice." -Wes (SosaCub4Life)
“This is a cigar I would smoke any day of the week. It’s malty chocolate like sweetness really hit the spot. The giant plumes of smoke from the looser draw were quite enticing as well. The only thing I can hold against this one was that it had a very similar flavor profile throughout, however don’t let that stop you from trying one at all, especially if it is priced right!” –John A. (Bostoneo)