The E.P. Carrillo Capa de Sol Piramides No.5 is a cigar produced in the Dominican Republic, at Tabacalera La Alianza. Capa de Sol means “Cape of the sun”, and the name is refers to the wrapper leaf, which is a Sungrown Ecuador Habano Oscuro. A Sungrown wrapper is grown in the sun without the use of sheets to filter the light. The cigars are sold in 20 count boxes.
Visually, the cigars are dressed in a Colorado shaded wrapper, that is smooth to the touch. Construction is excellent and flawless.
- Country of Origin: USA
- Size: 52 x 140 mm (5.5″)
- Wrapper: Ecuador Habano Oscuro
- Binder: Nicaragua
- Filler: Nicaragua
- Price: $19
E.P. Carrillo Capa de Sol Piramides No.5: nutty and peppery nuances are present in the cold draw. The opening releases a mix of well balanced aromas of hazelnut and earth, joined by toasted nuances. The smoke is immediately very creamy.
Overall, the E.P. Carrillo Capa de Sol Piramides No.5 releases a smoke with a moderate evolution, but of great balance. The flavors are well blended together and the profile is structured. Very creamy and perfectly balanced. Despite the strength, flavor-wise it does not unravel even in the end.