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Blind Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua | Antaño CT Robusto Score 93%

Blind Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua | Antaño CT Robusto

“If you are a fan of mild cigars this is a real winner. The depth of flavors were terrific, smoke output was phenomenal, and profile changes kept me engaged. I would certainly smoke this again and again. ” -Alan (Eulogy)

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Blind Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua | Número Uno Score 93%

Blind Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua | Número Uno

“Wow, this is world class stick. Never have I had such a well balanced, nuanced, medium bodied smoke. The three transitions provided a ménage à trois of deliciousness that would satisfy any hardened and seasoned cigar smoker. I am floored by the quality of this cigar. BOX WORTHY. ” -John A. (Bostoneo)

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Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente and Selección de Torcedor Arrive in Stores

This year, Joya de Nicaragua has shipped two TAA exclusive cigars: Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente and Selección de Torcedor. The Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente returns from 2018 unchanged. The Selección de Torcedor is a new release but is only available with the purchase of the Gran Reserva as a 5-pack.

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Quick Cigar Review: Joya De Nicaragua | No. 1

Overall, this was an enjoyable cigar. Usually I don’t smoke milder sticks since they have a tendency to go sour halfway through, however this stick held its ground and provided ample amounts of body with enjoyable flavors! Definitely try out the Joya No. 1 before you count it out because of a Connecticut wrapper.

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Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Introduces Cinco Décadas to Commemorate their 50th Anniversary

As the oldest and first premium cigar factory in Nicaragua, Joya de Nicaragua already has a phenomenal legacy.  In 2018, they will bolster that legacy with the introduction of  Cinco Décadas.  This is a very special cigar made with an exclusive blend of tobaccos, and the 50 years of dedication and knowledge of the wonderful people at Joya de Nicaragua.

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Cigar News: Joya Silver to Launch at 2018 IPCPR

Joya de Nicaragua will expand their modern Joya cigar lineup at the upcoming 2018 IPCPR trade show.  The new addition is called Joya Silver, and it will join Joya Red, Joya Black, and Joya Cabinetta in the line.  It is the first box pressed entry in this line, and features a wrapper that Joya de Nicaragua classifies as an Oscuro upper-priming wrapper grown in Ecuador.  It rounds out with a binder from Mexico and filler leaves from Nicaragua.

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Cigar News: Drew Estate Expand Their Tin Collection

Drew Estate will expand their offerings of 4 x 32 cigars in Tins at the 2018 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas.  Now available in the Tins will be Undercrown, Deadwood, La Vieja Habana, Isla del Sol, Ambrosia and Kentucky Fire Cured. In addition, some of the Joya de Nicaragua lines will also be available in this format.  These lines include Antano 1970, Joya Black, and Joya Red.

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Editorial: Puro Sabor 2018 | Special Events and Closing Thoughts

As we close out our series on Puro Sabor 2018, let’s take a look at the events that made the week special.  In all honesty, even the everyday lunches were special events.  It seemed like every time we gathered for a meal, the organizers pulled out all the stops and made it a grand occasion instead of just another meal.  One of my favorite things about all of these events was the reality of being able to sit down with people from all over the world, all walks of life, and all manner of experience in the cigar industry.  We were all the same at these events.  It was just an enormous group of friends gathering for a meal, some drinks, and great conversation.

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Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces Antaño Gran Reserva

Monday, July 3, 2017 — Managua, Nicaragua: The Antaño Gran Reserva asks you to do one thing only: to keep daring. It carries the same character as the Antaño 1970 but instead uses select extra aged, tobaccos only. Over 15 years ago the Antaño cigar defined the standard of full bodied cigars. The Antaño 1970 is an iconic cigar in the Joya de Nicaragua portfolio. Not only because of its unprecedented strength, and rich Nicaraguan character, but also as our best seller cigar in the US.

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