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Blind Cigar Review: Partagas | Limited Reserve Decadas 2019 Score 90%

Blind Cigar Review: Partagas | Limited Reserve Decadas 2019

“A decent looking stick, with great pre-light aromas, and lackluster construction and burn. The flavor profile was okay, middle of the road for me, I feel the lightly packed/rolled tobacco caused this stick to burn too quickly, causing off flavors from the high burn temp. I’d smoke it again, but it wouldn’t be my first choice as the flavor profile was pretty straight forward and didn’t have a level of complexity that I am typically accustomed with true premium cigars. While not the bottom of the barrel in the premium world, a noteworthy smoke that you should try!” -John A. (Bostoneo)

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Blind Cigar Review: Partagas | Legend Corona Extra Leyenda Score 89%

Blind Cigar Review: Partagas | Legend Corona Extra Leyenda

“Exceptional smoke in my estimation. Reminded me quite a bit of a Padron 1926. Big flavor, powerful, lots of smoke. Great flavors of chocolate with some background spice and sweetness. Not really a lot of transitional flavors, but the core of this was so enjoyable I really wasn’t interested in going anywhere else. I enjoyed every second of this, and I’m ready to go buy a bunch more. ” -John I. (John I.)

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Blind Cigar Review: Partagas | Aniversario Robusto (Pre-release)

“This is a very enjoyable cigar, especially the first third. If time will turn the second and final thirds to be more like the first, this would be a world-class cigar. Even still, it was really good. I would definitely buy at least 5 of these. I would recommend this to anyone but a novice.” -Emmett (BMP_Emmett)

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Cigar News: Cohiba, Macanudo, and Partagas Counterfeiters Shut Down

March 24, 2015 Richmond, VA–General Cigar Company Inc. announced that teams of special agents from the Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco (“ABT”) conducted a series of raids and arrests throughout Florida relating to the manufacture, distribution and sale of counterfeit versions of the Company’s COHIBA®, Macanudo® and Partagas® cigar brands.

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Cigar News: Cigar Veteran Benji Menendez Retiring

A special section of New York City’s Club Macanudo was cordoned off last week to celebrate the retirement of industry veteran Benjamin Menendez, who most recently served as General Cigar Co.’s senior vice president. Menendez, 77, has been involved in almost every aspect of tobacco for the last 62 years of his life.

The event was hosted by General’s president Dan Carr, who was joined by vice president Alan Wilner, creative director Mike Giannini and CAO brand ambassador Ricky Rodriguez. Edgar Cullman Jr., the former president of General, and Sherwin Seltzer, a longtime veteran of General’s Villazon unit, were among the guests who attended the intimate function.

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