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#4 DOMINICAN REP. – Diamond Crown Black Diamond Emerald

Awards 2022

Diamond Crown Black Diamond Emerald

Diamond Crown Black Diamond Emerald

STRENGTH: ••••
SIZE: 52 x 152mm (6”)
PRICE: $ 20 | € 22.5
TIME: 1h 15 min

COUNTRY: Dominican Rep.
WRAPPER: U.S.A.
BINDER: Dominican Rep.
FILLER: Dominican Rep.

The Diamond Crown Black Diamond line from J.C. Newman Cigars was launched to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary. Earlier this year, they presented a revamped look with a tweaked blend. A flavorful and full-bodied smoke from the get-go that offers an intense profile that is very complex but still balanced at the same time. 

The cigar opens with dark tones of leather, earth, and black pepper, with hazelnut aromas following. Halfway through, the spice has evolved into cinnamon, and the smoke becomes creamy with a hint of sweetness present as well.

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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.