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Category: Nestor Plasencia

Cigar News: Altadis U.S.A. Brings Back Oliveros Gran Retorno

Altadis U.S.A. is bringing back a line from Aging Room, Oliveros Gran Retorno. Oliveros Gran Retorno is a small batch production that undergoes a unique aging process. The blend uses extra aged tobacco that has been aging in traditional bales for 24 months, then they rested in “reposado” in the factory Cedar Room for six months, and then the cigars themselves have been aged for at least 33 months after rolling.

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Top 25 Cigars of the Year – 2019

Every year we put together a list of our Top 25 Cigars of the Year. Our list is a bit different from some other lists, it is not simply a rehashing of our top scores from the year, or one person’s opinion. We gave each of our panelists 10 votes to cast how they please for what they enjoyed the most in 2019. The order of their votes matter, so their #1 pick is worth twice as much as #10. The cigars do not have to have been reviewed by Blind Man’s Puff, but the panelist must have smoked it.

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Blind Cigar Review: Plasencia | Alma del Fuego Candente Score 91%

Blind Cigar Review: Plasencia | Alma del Fuego Candente

“I really enjoyed this cigar. There were plenty of transition to hold my attention with wood, floral, some nuts and quite a bit of milk chocolate. The interesting point to this cigar was the more I smoke it the lighter and creamier it got. I would definitely smoke this again. ” -Mickey T. (irratebass)

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Cigar News: Plasencia 1865 Names José Luis Plasencia Vice President

Tobacco distributor Plasencia 1865 has promoted José Luis Plasencia to Vice President. Based out of the Miami, Florida headquarters José Luis Plasencia will supervise the company’s distribution process and business operations as well as sales support. Plasencia 1865 is the distribution company designed to import and distribute all of the Plasencia Cigars product lines.

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