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#1 NICARAGUA – Plasencia Alma Fuerte Eduardo I

Plasencia Alma Fuerte Eduardo I

Plasencia Alma Fuerte Eduardo I

STRENGTH: ••••
SIZE: 54 x 159mm (6 1/4”)
PRICE: $ 22.23 | € 21
TIME: 1h 15min

COUNTRY: Nicaragua
WRAPPER: Nicaragua
BINDER: Nicaragua
FILLER: Nicaragua

After the great success of the Alma Fuerte, Plasencia introduced a new blend in their signature Hexagon size, the Colorado Claro. Now, the Colorado Claro line is made up of three sizes, including the Eduardo I. It develops a rich, complex and deep flavor profile, boasting a great balance and a never-ending finish.

It delivers earth, white pepper, and nuts enriched by piquant peaks. Later, the profile turns to a riot of spices (wild pepper, white pepper, cinnamon, and chili) on an earthy and nutty base. Cappuccino and a touch of chocolate are added in the second half, followed by balsamic herbs.

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HOW ARE THE AWARDS MADE?

Those who scored the highest among the cigars tested during the year in blind tastings and reviews get re-selected. These products are then tested once again in a new blind tasting, which means not knowing what they are during the tasting. The test results are then compared, and the TOP 5 are created.

Since 2015, CigarsLover Magazine has focused on terroirs in order to give the right space to all the producing countries. From 2018, the TOP 5 were paired with the TOP 50, which lists the 50 best cigars without distinction of origin. Together with the Best Brands, the Best Buy, and the best Boutique Brands, this list will be published in CigarsLover Magazine issue #5.