We work really to make out cigars be better and better. The light brown wrapper is deceiving. But the body is on the light side of full. The ash finally disengages itself from the cigar. So refreshing! La Aurora has grabbed its share of headlines lately, launching highly anticipated (and well-marketed) blends like Guillermo León and 107. I want to thank Jason Harding at BestCigarPrices.com for sending me some samples. From Cigar Aficionado: The seams of the wrapper look a little loose.” –Daniel S. (Daniel S.), “Manure on the body with manure mixed with chocolate on the foot. It looks terrible in photos. I get a salty pretzel flavor. That’s a lot of dough for a 35 cent piece of metal to cover your cigar. But this is a great cigar. The orange zest is still on the finish as well” –Ryan H. (Ryan H.), “Draw is on point and has the perfect amount of resistance. FDA has really messed things up for many of us but that is probably a tired conversation in your world and mine. The Preferido is a Perfecto shape, the first size that ever came off the company rolling tables. Smoke now pours from the tiny foot. My brother there is no one else like you!!!! Brother Philip Kohn has a strong history of honest cigar reviews, of his beloved rock-n-roll and for his accolades as one of the TOP Cigar Blogs in the world. Was a blast "talkin shop" with ya last night...any time! Nicely done sir. The construction was also solid.” –Daniel S. (Daniel S.), “This was an ok smoke, it was too one dimensional for me. I’ve smoked so many Nicaraguan cigars lately; I’ve almost forgotten what it is like to smoke a Dominican. Show all. A lot of time, work, love and passion went into the Serie Exclusivo! The triple cap is impeccable and almost invisible. I approach the first half and the cigar is uber flavorful. This stick finished up with pure spicy black pepper, nap time. I “V” clip the cap and find aromas of cinnamon, cream, spice, baker’s cocoa, espresso, wood, and leather. You da man!! I love your descriptions – incredible use of word smithing!! But this is truly a unique cigar. There are a lot of veins…some very big ones. They always crack me up. Full. great construction, easy draw, lots of smoke and they have aged wonderfully in my humidor. 2 Tubos) (Double Perfecto) (5.0"x54) Box of 8. quickview . "Thanks so much for such a wonderful review of our Diamond Crown Julius Caeser cigars! It really is tremendous! My only issue was on the finish which turned a bit green and bitter. There are choices like the first cigar line made, La Aurora Preferido. Unless you are bucks up, of course. La Aurora Preferidos Sapphire has received a 90-point rating, noting: "This short perfecto is solidly constructed. The La Aurora Preferidos Maduro is a cigar that is not new to the market. Like a lot. Blenders have flocked to Nicaragua because it is the current trend of what the public wants. ” –John A. But when I smoke my other cigars of the day, I don't dissect it. The bitter chocolate and earthy notes this stick puts out in the first inch are thick enough to chew on. Plus it has a similar trait that the Davidoff people call the “Twang.”. You retort that we deserve such a fine vitola every once in a while. Nestor sits down for a cigar and conversation with Gables Cigars May 8, 2018. La Aurora Preferido La Aurora Preferido Cigars | We will beat any price by $10. The creaminess and cocoa and natural tobacco sweetness continue to become bolder. A real flavor bomb!” –Dave W. (mdwest), “The leather is a lot more pronounced now. Bread is beginning to dial further and further back. "Phil-I take my hat off to you – what a fascinating read – especially when you are talking about “our children”!! Katman has received many accolades and thanks from industry godfathers and kings for his palate, his unique art form and his enlightened insight. This La Aurora demonstrates what a Connecticut wrapper tastes like in a blend, and it was pleasant to return to that style. (Bostoneo), “One of the best smokes I’ve had this year. It is a shame that the burn isn’t sharp. Its baseline flavors are creaminess, spice, sweetness, and caramel. La Aurora Preferidos Cameroon, #2 Tubo 5×54 Strength: Medium Size: 5×54 Wrapper: Cameroon Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican, Brazil, Ecuador. But this is a powerhouse. I enjoy it. The stick is oh so smooth. (Click on photo). Final smoking time was two hours and 25 minutes on average. 2 Tubos has an enjoyable combination of spices, cedar, sweet malts, chocolate, pepper, barbecue and earth. Intense smoky flavor and syrupy sweetness comes in with an uneven burn, touch up time. Try one out, may be your next full bodied goto!” –John A. Your reviews are SO funny! Unfortunately there was some tar build up that made me put it down with about 2 inches to go. I'm STRUGGLING not sitting down with a fork and devouring it all in one sitting. In compiling some reviews, yours was the only one I took quotes from! They have been grown in the same fields of the Cibao Valley for over 3 generations.” Site sponsors Atlantic Cigar Co., Corona Cigar Co. and Famous Smoke Shop carries the La Aurora Hors d’Age. Country of Origin: Dominican Republic (La Aurora S.A.) Corona: 5 1/2 x 42. At first glance the cigar looks well rolled but does have some big veins going through the length of the cigar which takes away from the overall look of the cigar. It is one of the most aromatic cigars I’ve ever shoved my nose all over. If you skip the tubo, you can save up to $5 per stick. $19.95, Brit Progressive Band Curved Air ~ 1975 (Bostoneo), Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress, Quick Cigar Review: Oscar Valladares | Altar Q Sumatra, Quick Cigar Review: Davidoff | Winston Churchill The Late Hour Churchill, Cigar News: Casa Cuevas Heads to Australia. The body is closing in on full by the end of the first third. ", "Great review Katman! And the pics are great too!! 99. At the 2016 IPCPR Trade Show, La Aurora Cigars launched the seventh installment of its Preferidos series, the La Aurora Preferidos 1903 Edition Double Barrel Aged.The foundation of this series revolves around a series of perfectos (although many of the offerings in the series now include parejos) packaged in a uniquely shaped tubo with each installment highlighting a different wrapper leaf. It burns and draws fine. If you’re not a show off, avoid the tubos in shiny aluminum that are the perfecto shape. I like pepper but it got boring after a while with the same note. I’ve smoked a lot of $9 sticks and while they are good, they were mostly Nicaraguan blends and therefore, somewhat similar in body and taste. While the blend was undoubtedly excellent, the price tag kept many people from even trying it. And it’s $8 only because that is box price. "With apologies to Marvin, you are no doubt a cigar aficionado’s Cigar Aficionado and have a great palate for fine cigars.". La Aurora Preferidos are a super-premium cigar and only 200,000 are produced annually, making them among the most sought after cigars in the world.”. Turns out, I tore the wrapper slightly in removing the band. This stick finished up with pure spicy black pepper, nap time. The cigar, which will be known as Preferidos Diamond, will come in a black tubo and the signature 5 x 54 Preferidos No. Body: Medium/Full La Aurora is a brand that gets forgotten by me because of Miami Cigar in general, but it is a great brand that delivers and this cigar really showed what they can do. The creaminess, in tandem, really emphasizes the sweetness of the cigar. A bit full bodied and strong for sure, make sure you have something in your stomach before smoking this bad boy, it will hit you going into the second half. Excellent reviews and we always read what you publish.”. Thank you again! Home › CIGAR REVIEWS › Cigar Review- La Aurora Preferidos Corojo, Wrapper: Dominican Corojo The draw was really good and the cigar had good smoke production. ” –John A. The spiciness returns. It is unusual for creaminess to be such an early component. 2 May 1, 2018. A quarter inch in a bold amount of black pepper enters the fray with minor notes of dark cocoa, soap/floral, and smoky woodsiness coat the tongue. I massage the stick a bit and voila, the draw is now perfect. Would look forward to buying some ” –Ryan H. (Ryan H.), “Overall I would say the cigar was ok. Flavors were spot on for a full bodied smoke and diverse enough to make it interesting. Add To Cart. My wife, who thinks all cigars smell like crap, loved the aroma. A bit full bodied and strong for sure, make sure you have something in your stomach before smoking this bad boy, it will hit you going into the second half. Today, La Aurora cigars are still rolled by hand and are among the most respected cigars in the industry. They did not know what they were smoking beforehand. Otherwise the flavors remain the same as the first third. I remember seeing the colored tubes selling for $17 or $18 in one of the first cigar stores I frequented back in the early part of this century…and basically just passing them by because I couldn’t imagine spending the money on them. I will pass on that quote to the wife who holds my checkbook. I move towards the end of the cigar and it just keeps getting bolder and more complex. "I was certainly blown away by your review. Even though it is 5” long, the perfecto tapered ends reduces the extent of what can be smoked down to just a little over 4”. I’m honored!! This cigar ain’t cheap. StogieReview.com reviews the La Aurora Preferido Platinum Cameroon Robusto. “La Aurora cigars are the oldest cigar made in the Dominican Republic. Jon, "A long time friend called us and told us that it's about time someone reviews like you do...with honesty. The '93' rated gems of La Aurora. -John A. And those few little flavors are incredible. I am so used to that long laundry list of flavors with Nicaraguan cigars that it is a nice change to have a few solid components that shine and still make the cigar an excellent blend. Really appreciate you man!! Some flavors are strong but the subtle and nuanced flavors just become part of the whole experience without really standing out as they do in my reviews. I recently reviewed the Davidoff Golden Band Award cigar and it is primarily a Dominican like the La Aurora. ", "AND...comment concerning the Diamond Crown Black Diamond review: "Wow! I've never had egg salad as good as yours. Cheers. We are very glad you enjoyed the Matilde Oscura – we are very happy with our final result! The spice has tapered down a bit. La Aurora has confirmed its newest Preferido will be one with a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper. As I hit the one inch mark, the creaminess really runs the show. This cigar is a wonderful stick to have in your humidor. Thanks Phil. 5 out of 5. No need to look further than Corona Cigar Company. The cigar didn’t really hold my attention. You really are head and shoulders above any other cigar reviewers. La Aurora Preferidos Gold Tubos (Corojo) Review If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. I clip the foot a bit to give it a better lighting surface than the currently exposed ¼” diameter circle. I really respect and admire how real you are in your writing and interaction with the folks who follow you. PerfecDraw draw adjustment tool ~ You will pay for it by fixing and saving two cigars! We really appreciate you so much!! Your wit and humor literally make me laugh out loud. Intense smoky flavor and syrupy sweetness comes in with an uneven burn, touch up time. Could be your calling. Your name and reviews came up many times over the convention, expect more Manufacturer’s to reach out to you and more consumers to follow your work. And once in a while, you deserve to treat yourself with something special. This is one of those few cigars I don’t want to end. The body is medium from the start. The red pepper has escalated quite a bit in that first inch and seems to not want to stop. This profile remains throughout the rest of the third. There are a lot of veins…some very big ones. For years the Preferidos line was available only as double-torpedo, often tubo, cigars that ran upwards of $18 to $20 a stick. Categories . La Aurora Preferidos has reveived 90 and 92-point ratings, one review noting: "An old-fashioned, blimp-shaped perfecto with a pointy tip and dark wrapper. La Aurora is the first cigar factory of the Dominican Republic and has been in continuous operation since 1903. Weed reviews...very interesting. Habit, I guess. Back in the “Cigar Boom” days, mild to medium cigars where more prevalent. The mud is coming to the fore front. La Aurora Preferidos were first available in perfecto size and were named “1903 series” as supposedly it was in 1903 that Don Eduardo Leon Jimenez started producing this vitola. Handmade in the Dominican, this Connecticut Broadleaf-wrapped blend features choice Dominican long-fillers that have been carefully-aged in rum barrels. read all La Aurora Preferidos Platinum Cameroon reviews La Aurora Preferido cigars are one of the most sought after premium cigars for their hearty, 1903-vintage flavor and Double Perfecto shape, which has been recreated in this luxurious series. Now, there are so many editions of the Preferidos that it’s very easy to get lost. The construction was ok. Made in limited quantities, the La Aurora Preferido is one of the best selling super premiums made in the Dominican Republic. The creamy caramel is a delight. ” – John A. La Aurora’s Preferidos line goes way back. Double Perfecto $ 168. La Aurora is the Dominican Republic's oldest brand, and is rolled at the country's oldest factory. Home › CIGAR REVIEWS › La Aurora Preferidos Ecuador #2. I felt that the flavors lacked complexity and depth. Binder: Dominican Loving the profile now, sweet bread and mud” –Ryan H. (Ryan H.), “A tiny bit of sweetness makes itself known on the finish of every puff during the second third. It rarely comes naturally. Like a man among boys. (Bostoneo), “This cigar just keeps getting better. And yes, he sent them without the $5 hood ornament. The cigar has become very chewy and delightful. Available in an assortment of wrappers, the cigar has gained worldwide recognition for its quality, consistency, and flavor. The cigar comes in the original perfecto shape that was rolled when the factory first opened. See if you find those subtle flavors. 1 does not disappoint. Well described and by far the most entertaining I’ve read. At IPCPR 2016, La Aurora launched three new vitolas sans tube in each of the 7 blends of the “La Aurora 1903 Edition” line. Order yours now online by clicking here or call us today at 1-888-702-4427. It has a toasty aroma and complementary toasty, woody flavors. 6 Ratings. At the 2009 IPCPR Trade Show we were fortunate enough to spend a little time with Jose Blanco of La Aurora. Today, this exact size is back in production to commemorate the brand's early beginnings. Rod. The dissection of the tobacco is exhausting but gratifying. We all get into the "Zone" when we review. ” –Dave W. (mdwest), “The final third begins with a big peppery start with notes of dark chocolate on the finish. In Stock. Strength was medium at best. Producing up to 8 million cigars per year, the La Aurora factory now makes a diverse range of blends to meet the tastes of a variety of cigar aficionados. Among them is the Preferidos series, a collection of smokes that debuted in 1998 to honor […] So we shift gears and go with halves instead of thirds. This offering has been around for some time now in attractive aluminum tubes. Also getting a good amount of smoke with each draw.” –Daniel S. (Daniel S.), “Very good burn with no touch ups needed.” –Mickey T. (irratebass), “Was a little worried about the construction because of how loose the seams looked However, there was no construction issues and the cigar burned cool the whole time.” –Daniel S. (Daniel S.), “I really enjoyed this cigar. Free Shipping and Price Match Guarantee on all La Aurora Preferido Cigars. It seemed like a good time to remind the public about this cigar. "Thanks for the killer review! The first La Auroras were perfectos, and the shapely smokes are still made today for its Preferidos line, which come encased in a dazzling array of brilliantly colored tubos. I am ready to go buy a box tomorrow. That’s a phenomenal review of our brand new Diamond Crown Black Diamond cigars.". haha. 4.42 50 Reviews. Though it starts out rough and charred, it quickly turns into a woody, peppery smoke with toast and caramel flavors. The company started with the introduction of these formats in the Diamond, Sapphire and Emerald blends. This release was significant because it introduced a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper into the series. Everything else in the taste profile is subservient to these two elements. Cigar Review: La Aurora Preferidos Double Barrel Aged No. Clearly, a lot of work went into blending the La Aurora Preferido Corojo. La Aurora is distributed in the U.S. by Miami Cigar & Co., which advertises on halfwheel. (Bostoneo) Dave W. (mdwest) Price: $10.50 Age: 6 Months Release Date: July 2016 Contributed by: La Aurora, “This cigar has a chocolate colored wrapper with some brown and tan color mixed into the chocolate colored wrapper. Thank you for everything you do for us and for the industry! Available in an assortment of wrappers, the cigar has gained worldwide recognition for its quality, consistency, and flavor. But touch ups aren’t required. All I need to know is what this stick was. But in the end, I fear it will do little to alter her constitution. Compact and will hold everything you need for cigar outings. La Aurora presents: La Aurora 107 Zeppelin. This cigar was reviewed blind (no bands) by a panel of at least 4 reviewers. Readers make a lot of fun of reviewers like me, and others, that can find the kitchen sink list of flavors in a blend. It gets more expensive by the 5 pack and the single. Purchase our La Aurora Preferidos Platinum Cameroon No. I am very honored that you have enjoyed our cigars with such in depth detail. Time to remove the band and I’m afraid that in doing so, I will knock the sturdy ash from its seat. La Aurora Preferidos Platinum Cameroon Robusto May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 Reviews by Ben Lee 3 Comments on La Aurora Preferidos Platinum Cameroon Robusto The La Aurora Preferidos is an iconic cigar that I’m sure you’ve smoked or at least seen at your local cigar shop. I did have some cracking as I smoked it, but Cameroon wrappers, I have found, can be more delicate. Meanwhile, the spice is burning like a bonfire in the background. ” –Dave W. (mdwest), Summary "Overall this was a solid performing smoke. Back at the 2012 IPCPR Trade Show, La Aurora Cigars introduced a sixth blend into its popular perfecto-shaped Preferidos line known as the La Aurora Preferidos Diamond. Medium-bodied and 91-rated, La Aurora Preferidos Emerald exudes notes of oak, cocoa, and spice. The whole time smoking it, it felt like something was missing flavor wise. In the light, the wrapper sparkled from the minerals in the wrapper. I would definitely recommend the La Aurora Preferidos Hors d’Age 2017 Toro to all the smokers out there. I know we haven’t had a chance to meet in person yet, but you’ve become my good friend. “This line was originally created in one of the oldest factories in the Dominican Republic dating back to 1903. 5 Star. My advice is this: When you smoke a cigar that I reviewed, or any other descriptive reviewer, read along as you burn it. for La Aurora Preferidos Platinum Cameroon #2 Tubes by Alan in Columbus, Ohio on January 10, 2009 bought a box of these 4 years ago and have enjoyed the treat of these cigars. After you have a highly developed palate, you can read all those bombastic comments, swimming around the internet, saying reviewers like me are full of shit; and you can laugh. I was impressed with the burn and the amount of creamy smoke, but I was not excited with the flavor of the smoke. Published by Miami Cigar & Company at May 7, 2018. Blind Cigar Review: Villiger | San’Doro Colorado Toro, Blind Man’s Puff – Top 25 Cigars of the Year – 2013, Cigar News: STG Announces New President of Cigars International, Blind Cigar Review: Warped | Maestro del Tiempo 5205, Blind Cigar Review: Perdomo | Reserve 10th Anniversary Box-Pressed Maduro Epicure, Blind Cigar Review: Sindicato | Cubico Toro, Cigar News: Alec Bradley Shipping 10 Year Anniversary Fine & Rare Sets, Blind Cigar Review: Nica Libre | x AGANORSA Robusto. I’m so happy that my inventions have your stamp of approval. I don’t know why I am using thirds to describe this cigar. There is genius behind this blend. The first and second thirds were the highlight of the cigar, with the flavor complexity falling in the last third. Price: $8.00. With its roots steeped back to 1903, La Aurora is the Dominican Republic's oldest premium brand, as well as the country's oldest active factory. The end of the cigar sees the strength move to full bodied. The cigars for this review were provided by La Aurora. Try one out, may be your next full bodied goto!" But you are right…the price point sends a knee jerk reaction of dismissal. ", "Excellent review. These vitolas were added to give consumers more choices to fit their preferences as well as save on cost as they are offered without the tube originally found over these blends. And I just don’t think of La Aurora as having strong cigars. 2. Today we are reviewing the La Aurora | Preferidos Diamond Broadleaf Toro. 00. The tawny brown wrapper has an oily sheen and feels very smooth to the touch. The spiciness slowly ramps up. PerfecRepair Cigar Glue...One bottle will fix 80 cigars. I am forced to give it just a slight touch up and we are good. I think it is a little on the pricey side but it is a helluva stick. La Aurora probably makes some of the best Cameroon sticks I have ever had and the La Aurora Preferidos 1903 Cameroon No. Wrong. Made in limited quantities, the Preferidos is one of the best-selling super premiums made in the Dominican Republic. Thank you.". ", "Your egg salad is so fucking phenomenal that you could legit sell it. With a length of 4″ and a thickness of 58, La Aurora 107 Zeppelin was introduced last year in China and now begins to be distributed all over the world… Read more A palate must be trained. 0. You have my total respect as a cigar reviewer. I have read more than my share of cigar reviews in my 43 years in the cigar business but am not sure I have ever read one that was as comprehensive, as glowing and as entertaining as the one you gave our new Black Diamond. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. The caramel is so buttery that I cannot find the words to describe its intensity. 2 vitola. 2 Tubo cigars online. Many reviewers out there are very biased but you are not.". For a cigar with a lot of hype built around it, it is not as gorgeous under the hood as one would expect. Earlier this year, they decided to release their signature Preferidos in a Corona line for Mid-Atlantic sales representative Christopher Lenzo. Posted by Zane G. | Aug 6, 2018 | All, Blind Cigar Reviews, Connecticut Broadleaf, Daniel S., Dave, Dominican Republic, Featured, IPCPR, John A., La Aurora, Maduro, Manuel Inoa, Mickey T., Ryan H., Toro | 0 |. I always enjoy your style and the voice that comes out in them. "Thank you for the great review Phillip Katman Kohn, I'm very happy that you enjoyed the blend! I just read your review on my Crossfire Cigars San Andres... 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A lot of focus and intensity goes into the process. Draw and burn are performing great. “Creamy caramel” aye? At the halfway point, the only thing that has changed is that now the cigar is very complex and bold. Kat, La Aurora Preferidos Ecuador #2 By The Katman on August 11, 2013 • ( 1). Shape. Time to light up. Filler: Dominican, Cameroon, Brazilian It rewarding to have someone with your palate and years of smoking experience recognize the effort! quickview Add To Cart. The three new sizes were: Corona (5 ½ x 42), Robusto (5 x 50) and Toro 5 ½ x 54) priced Prices USD $157.68 USD $177.39 USD $193.16 USD per box respectively. "Cool Reviews, Phil….always entertaining! “This cigar just keeps getting better. Now here is the deal. The New PerfecPak Accessory Case from Dr. Rod Kurthy. Connecticut Broadleaf. The burn line is wavy. While the MSRP is high, I have seen these at deep discounts (as much as 50% MSRP). So that’s what I decided to pick up tonight for review, it’s the La Aurora Preferidos 1903 Ruby Edition. (Bostoneo), “Wow! I know a lot of you will look at the price point and immediately dismiss it. La Aurora Preferidos Diamond (No. For a cigar with a lot of hype built around it, it is not as gorgeous under the hood as one would expect. Size: 5 x 54 “#2- Perfecto” Wrapper. I get doses of some cocoa, cedar, wood, nuttiness, and a touch of creaminess. But I would definitely consider buying a 5 pack and have them in my humidor for when I feel like treating myself to something special. It probably would have stayed in place but I trimmed the cap to get rid of the slobbery look from my saliva. This is certainly not an everyday cigar. ", "I just posted a link to your review on the DTT and my personal FB page – Wow, where do I send the check? The construction is flawless, and the overall cigar experience is a good one. 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