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Nica Libre Potencia

Potencia takes the Nica Libre name to new heights. A small-batch, Nicaraguan beauty from the Oliva family with a whole lot of character.

Potencia is the latest offering from Nica Libre....and it’s superb. It’s a small-batch, Nicaraguan beauty with character in spades. Carefully crafted in the Oliva factory with a dark, reddish-hued Habano Sun Grown wrapper and a robust blend of well-aged Nicaraguan ligeros, Potencia brings a deep, complex flavor. Powerful yet smooth and refined – and loaded with layers of coffee, spices, earth, and dark chocolate overtop a rich tobacco core. It’s a bit pricier than the original, but well worth the coin. A very limited production item – when they’re in stock, act expeditiously. 

Size
Pack In Stock MSRP Price Qty Cart
Churchill Extra (7.0"x52)
BOX OF 20 In Stock $160.20 $119.99
Churchill Extra (7.0"x52)
5-PACK In Stock $32.00
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Churchill Extra + 5-Pack
BOX OF 20 In Stock $160.20 $124.99
Double Robusto (5.0"x54)
BOX OF 20 In Stock $123.60 $89.99
Double Robusto (5.0"x54)
5-PACK In Stock $28.00
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Double Robusto + 5-Pack
BOX OF 20 In Stock $123.60 $94.99
Double Toro (Gordo) (6.0"x60)
BOX OF 20 In Stock $155.00 $119.99
Double Toro (Gordo) (6.0"x60)
5-PACK In Stock $32.00
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Double Toro + 5-Pack
BOX OF 20 In Stock $155.00 $124.99
Torpedo (6.0"x56)
BOX OF 20 In Stock $149.80 $94.99
Torpedo (6.0"x56)
5-PACK In Stock $30.00
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Torpedo + 5-Pack
BOX OF 20 In Stock $149.80 $99.99
Overall Rating 4.88 out of 5 Based on 17 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “Nica Libre Potencia”

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5 out of 5
Great smoke!
Favorite smoke. Smooth and burns even.
5 out of 5
Nica Libre Potencia Double Toro
Haven't smoked them yet. In humidor for at least one month. Will get back to you. Gauge is questionable as to advertised size.
5 out of 5
Excellent cigar
After weeks, maybe months in the humidor, this NL Potencia torpedo was as enjoyable a cigar as I've had in awhile. I sure hope that they are not discontinued (with the same blend). I see there's a new version of the NL out and if it's as good as or better than the Potencia, I'll look forward to trying them. But I would like to have a nice stash of the Potencia put away. I like a 52-54 ring gauge, even a 56, but like 6-7". The regular Nica Libre, though resembling Padron Anniversary cigars in the original packaging, they just lacked flavor & punch. The Potencia amped up those characteristics to a much more enjoyable level. Excellent cigar with proper humi time.
5 out of 5
Good Cigar
I'm enjoying the Nica Libre Potencia Churchill Extra. Thank you.
5 out of 5
good consistent cigar
good consistent cigar
5 out of 5
Good Cigar!
My nephew gave me one of these a while back, and I liked it enough to buy a box. A little more body than I prefer, but still smooth, with an even burn and good flavor.
5 out of 5
New go to favorite
This cigar is well made smoking beautifully end to end. Very flavorful and smooth with strong bold notes with no harshness. My new favorite, b ought my second box and this is one that will always be in my humidor.
5 out of 5
A great cigar
A superb cigar that fits the description. Elegant in appearance and flavor. This one is worth every penny. A great cigar, indeed. Delicious to the last puff.
5 out of 5
Excellent
Cigars came in on time and in excellent condition
5 out of 5
Beautifully Built, Truly Complex, & Stronger than Sin
I gave this whopper a 5, because these are extremely well built, and have a true "complexity". You must take it down past 1/2 to really sense that complexity - the 1st inch or two is mild, and not representative of the stick. Be warned, however: these are SERIOUSLY STRONG boogers, far beyond what "full bodied" means in the usual sense. I'm wondering where in the world AJF FOUND such powerful leaf. If you like 'em strong, you'll love these. If, however, you find medium bodied cigars more pleasant, prepare to turn green and hear chain saws in your ears. I bought these from CI at an absurdly low price, & got two boxes. Despite my current pleasant-tasting nausea, I'm going to keep them, as one reviewer said, "buried deep in my humidor", in the event I ever want to again tighten up my abs.
5 out of 5
Nica Libre Potencia
Anyone who is interested in a smooth but robust full flavored cigar, this is it! I recommend you get through the 1st few draws before you try to rate this smoke. Oily, lathered wrapper wraps around a complex series of flavors once it warms up. Starts smooth, then you'll find a series of flavors, nutty, earthy, creamy peppery notes. Enjoy!
5 out of 5
Perfect
I really enjoy the fullness of the draw. I will always keep this cigar in my humidor.
4 out of 5
Hard Body!
I ordered a box of the Grand Robustos & reviewing them ROTT, was not as impressed as I am five weeks later. Perhaps I was a bit hasty, since a mere five weeks of rest has turned this solidly packed, mid strength flavor-bomb into a hit with my palate. The Reddish hued sun grown wrapper is divine. Hearty Nicaraguan long fillers are crammed into a proprietary binder to complete a package that could cost three times the tiny amount I paid for my box. These are just plain old Oliva good, with AJ Fernandez overtones thrown in. A pedigree that belies their reduced price. Oaky, floral notes, tiptoe around lite pepper & even lighter spices. Smoother rather than stronger, a true mid range blend that even us die hard fullheads can appreciate. I would love these if they were box pressed to make their 54 ring gauge girth a bit more controllable. They stretch the limits of my comfort zone in heftiness, but would be just right for those who prefer a thick shank end in their mouths. Construction is bonkers. They withstand my constant chewing easily & remain intact throughout a sixty minute burn time. Even Diesel & Man-O-War come up a little short in this critical chew test area. Grab a box, if you can find them, since they are being discontinued, rest them deep in your humidor for a good long while. Then enjoy a great vitola, that can stand toe to toe with your five dollar mid-sticks, knowing you have about one third of that invested. 90/100
5 out of 5
Nica Libre Potencia Torpedo
What can I say but great! I only smoke the strongest cigars and this one fills the bill. Strong, smooth and exquisitely flavorable. One of my mainstays.
4 out of 5
AJ Fernandez & Oliva Cigars present Nica Libre Potencia
I got my hands on a box of these very solid & robust vitolas for an additional 45% off of the already low sale price advertised here. At that incredibly low price point, it would be hard to find a more cost efficient way to satisfy my full bodied addiction. Make no mistake. These are uber full bodied treats that will quench most any appetite for strength & complexity. Layers of spice, pepper & an underlying earthy, woodsy mix attacks your senses, coats your palate & gives you a queasy feeling in the pit of your stomach. In a good way though. My one complaint is that it doesn't come in a corona size. Be prepared to have one of the hardest caps you have ever experienced, clenched between your teeth & stretching your jaw muscles to the limit. Beyond that one minor problem, be prepared to be blown away, with one of AJ Fernandez's boldest, nastiest concoctions to date. At the ridiculously low price I paid for them, I consider Potencia a big-time keeper. I will have a few stowed away in readiness for those times when I want a 90 minute full flavored adventure. Although not as endearing to me as the original Nica Libre blend, Potencia still gets a solid 90/100 rating & scores another hit for the torcedors at Oliva Cigars.
5 out of 5
Nice
Enjoyed them on the golf courses
5 out of 5
I didn't smoke it But!
I bought this bundle for a buddy of mine who has reported that he loves it. And based on his review I will be adding this this excellent stick "his words " to my smoking lineup.
Customer Testimonials
I love this cigar! Got a couple of singles...and it was a surprisingly good stick with a flavorful full body. I just picked up another fiver and can't wait for them to come off the truck! No buyer remorse here!
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