The Rafael Gonzales Perla was presented in 2012, expanding the brand’s portfolio, which, with this new addition, would have counted on three products. The Perla takes its name from the vitola de Galera of the same name.
It is sold in 25-count boxes and, for some years now, also in 50-count SLBs. Until 2017 a 5-count cardboard pack was also produced.
Visually the cigars are rolled in Colorado wrappers, but some boxes also have Colorado Maduro colored wrappers. To the touch, it is quite rustic with barely pronounced veins. The filling is uniform, and the construction is good.
- Country of Origin: Cuba
- Size: 40 x 102 mm (4″)
- Wrapper: Cuba
- Binder: Cuba
- Filler: Cuba
- Price: $ N.A. – € 4.60
Rafael Gonzales Perla: aromas of leather, black pepper, and wood are perceived in the cold draw.
In conclusion, the Rafael Gonzales Perla offers a simple but not trivial smoke. Full in flavor, with a sustained strength that is still balanced, without covering the profile. It is a short but full-bodied smoke, perfect for after a meal.