The La Relatos line from Warped was first introduced at the PCA trade show, then called IPCPR, in 2018. Relatos is spanish for story and the cigar is dedicated to stories Kyle Gellis, owner of Warped, has shared with his father.
The First, as the name suggests, is the first size introduced. Other sizes are planned to be added to this line. La Relatos is made at Tabacos Valle de Jalapa (TABSA) in Esteli, Nicaragua.
The cigar is dressed in a smooth Colorado-colored wrapper that has only a few small veins present. Construction is excellent with a uniform filling.
- Country of Origin: Nicaragua
- Size: 38 x 152 mm (6″)
- Wrapper: Ecuador Habano
- Binder: Nicaragua
- Filler: Nicaragua
- Price: $9.3 – € 9.3
Warped La Relatos The First: notes of ripe fruit, wood, and spices are revealed in the cold draw. Once lit, the cigar starts with espresso, white pepper, leather, and vegetal notes.
Overall, the Warped La Relatos The First is a complex smoke with a well-balanced profile. The aromas are deep and structured, and the intensity of said aromas increases throughout the smoke, making for a satisfying finale.