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#2 DOMINICAN REP. – Arturo Fuente Don Carlos Presidente

Arturo Fuente Don Carlos Presidente

Arturo Fuente Don Carlos Presidente

STRENGTH: •••
SIZE: 50 x 165mm (6 1/2”)
PRICE: $ 13.5 | € 27.5
TIME: 1h 30min

COUNTRY: Dominican Rep.
WRAPPER: Cameroon
BINDER: Dominican Rep.
FILLER: Domnican Rep.

The Arturo Fuente Don Carlos line was named after the Don Carlos Fuente, the creator of the blend. Vintage tobaccos, aged up to ten years, are used in this blend, that features an African Cameroon wrapper. Among the ten vitolas in the line, the Presidente is the biggest size. They are sold in 25-count dress boxes.

Nutty notes, together with leather and spices, give way to the smoke. Then, citrus aromas refresh the flavor profile. The smoke is creamy, and in the second half, notes of coffee beans and cinnamon are added. There are also rich spicy nuances that intensify getting closer to the finale.

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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.