The Protocol Blue Corona Gorda is made at the Tabacalera La Zona, located in Estelì, Nicaragua, under the supervision of master blender Erik Espinosa. The brand offers different blends, differentiated according to the band’s color (blue, red, silver, and gold), in the most popular sizes.
Protocol Blue uses Nicaraguan tobaccos for the binder and filler, while an Ecuador Habano is used for the wrapper.
Construction is flawless. The wrapper is smooth and has a Colorado Maduro hue with reddish reflections. Filling is particularly generous.
- Country of Origin: Nicaragua
- Size: 46 x 143 mm (5.63″)
- Wrapper: Ecuador Habano
- Binder: Nicaragua
- Filler: Nicaragua
- Price: $ 8.50 – € N. A.
Protocol Blue Corona Gorda: the cold draws reveals notes of honey with spicy nuances. The opening releases notes of black pepper and vegetal hints. Leather and earth are also perceptible in the background.
Overall, the Protocol Blue Corona Gorda is a cigar with impact and great intensity. The flavor profile is deep and well structured—a balanced and satisfying smoke.