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La Historia By E.P. Carrillo

EP Carrillo just can’t miss, and his new La Historia line extends the streak even further.

Created to honor all of the members of the Perez-Carrillo family who’ve supported and enabled Ernesto to perfect and continue his craft over the past decades, La Historia is a fitting tribute. Gorgeous, ornate artwork and a blend that was selected for the perfect marriage of texture, flavor, and balance, La Historia employs a Mexican San Andrés wrapper, Ecuadorian Sumatra binder, and Dominican and Nicaraguan long-fillers. Rich, chewy flavors coat the palate before you’re hit with subtleties of roasted nuts, espresso, black pepper, and dark chocolate. Just a hint of sweetness on the finish adds the perfect balance. It’s sensory overload, and it delivers in spades.

La Historia by E.P. Carrillo received a well-deserved 95-rating noting: "The Perez-Carrillos worked two years on this cigar, and it shows in the final product, which is finished with a luxurious, dark leaf of Mexican tobacco grown in the San Andrés Valley."

Size
Pack In Stock MSRP Price Qty Cart
Dona Elena (Toro) (6.1"x50)
BOX OF 10 Backordered $88.00 $77.99
Dona Elena (Toro) (6.1"x50)
5-PACK Backordered $41.50
E-III (Toro) (6.7"x54)
BOX OF 10 Backordered $94.00 $83.99
E-III (Toro) (6.7"x54)
5-PACK Backordered $44.50
El Senador (Robusto) (5.3"x52)
BOX OF 10 Backordered $83.00 $73.99
El Senador (Robusto) (5.3"x52)
5-PACK In Stock $39.50
Regalias D'Celia (Gordo) (5.8"x58)
BOX OF 10 Backordered $95.00 $84.99
Regalias D'Celia (Gordo) (5.8"x58)
5-PACK Backordered $45.00
Overall Rating 4.92 out of 5 Based on 25 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “La Historia By E.P. Carrillo”

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5 out of 5
Exciting new find
One of my local Tobacconist's turned me on to this brand. I share my flavor profile with them, they picked out three cigars I had never tried. I can't remember the other two but could not forget this one. Excellent quality, flavor, burn and smoke output. Creamy, chewy, complex, great flavor. Full flavored, medium body. Not too heavy but just enough of umph. If you are a fan of AJ Fernandez, CAO, Padron or a Fuente smoker, you need to give this one a try. You will find a very enjoyable new stick to add to your repertoire.
5 out of 5
Churchill size
Great cigar!
5 out of 5
La Historia Dona Elena a great cigar
This is a super high quality cigar. The flavor is amazing from beginning to end. Coco, coffee and raisin I have only smoked two from my sample pack but ordered a box
5 out of 5
Perfect
My favorite cigar. Perfection.
5 out of 5
Outstanding cigars!
Outstanding cigars at a great price. My new go-to sticks!
5 out of 5
Very good
These are consistently excellent cigars at a fairly reasonable price for this quality. The packaging is very nice, almost too nice, although they do make a nice gift because of that. I have tried them in many different sizes and they all burn nicely with a flavor that tastes good at the start and then builds nicely through most of the rest of the cigar.
5 out of 5
One of my favorite cigars!
It's absolutely delicious! Coffee, earth, and a hint of spice. It really stands out and makes most cigars taste ordinary. I never get tired of these.
5 out of 5
Very smooth cigar
Very smooth cigar
5 out of 5
Excellent
Excellent flavor and construction.
5 out of 5
A cigars smokers Cigar
Whether its La Historia or Dark Rituals. E.P. Carillo are a great cigar
5 out of 5
Full of flavor.
This cigar is terrific!! My current favorite. Flavorful from start to finish. Burns great. I will ALWAYS have these in my humidor.
5 out of 5
The La Historia E-III
This cigar was so smooth and flavored. I'll buy it anytime
5 out of 5
Flavor packed from beginning to end
One of the best non Cubans available. Full of sweetness and aromatic dense smoke throughout. Offers a perfect draw every time and never bitter from the first puff to the last, but just be ready to set aside up to a couple of hours for pure enjoyment!
5 out of 5
Great full-flavored sticks
Got these to try on a suggestion from a friend, boy oh boy did these live up to his word and then some!! Lots of smoke, great draw, even burn and very full of flavor. Will definitely be getting more very soon. Oe of best smokes I've had!!
5 out of 5
La Historia
Great buy. Was told it was a poor mans Padron. I wasn't disappointed. Enjoyed it immensely
5 out of 5
La Historia
One of my favorite cigars I've had. Taste construction an excellent cigar!
5 out of 5
good lovely smoke
cigar int.is good great gives ur cigars witout damage and deliver on time!! but the cigar la historia is awesome good flavors!
4 out of 5
MATT LEICESTER MA
NICE EVEN SMOKE, MILD FLAVOR, THE MIDDLE OF THE CIGAR WAS THE MOST ENJOYABLE FLAVOR IT GOT A LITTLE ROUGH AT THE END.
5 out of 5
Excellent Cigar and product of family pride!
This is a tremendous, well built, and very flavorful pleasing cigar. It is not packed so tightly that one must labor or roll it to get a full draw that strikes me as just right. Right down to the final 3/4" this cigar is consistent with a minor bite if too wet. Full flavor comes out prominently with 1/2" of ash. I have smoked 9 of these and they needed no re-light and no un-even burn. This is the effort of a brilliant cigar maker and it is beautiful to view. A great deal of pride in this cigar is evident in many ways!
5 out of 5
A must have in your humidor!
A fantastic smoke. Enjoyable from start to finish. An unexpected peppery slap in the face at the beginning but I wanted more by the time I got to the end.
5 out of 5
excellent service
The cigar is very good - Melanios still my favorite, by the La HIstoria are great and at a better price. I got them in 1 day - - that was incredible - - it usually takes 2.
5 out of 5
Great Cigar. Great Price. Amazing Quality!!
CI will never have a problem with overstock on these beauties. Wonderful night under the patio with friends. Enjoy one of the finest cigars around, you will not be disappointed. Also try the dark rituals for another special treat from E.P. Thanks CI for offering such a high quality smoke to your patrons!
5 out of 5
Carillo Strikes Again
A very tasty smoke. Lots of flavor from the first ash to the finish. Carillo owns a master palette. In my humidor for my weekend special.
5 out of 5
Excellent !
I will always try and keep these in my Humi...great cigar from start to finish.You won't be disappointed.
4 out of 5
Oh so tasty.
Don't have the spiffy vernacular that so many of you reviewers seem to inhabit, nor am I a seasoned cigar smoking vet, but I will say this cigar is rich in complex flavors: dark chocolate, espresso, spice, and somewhat nutty. I'm a fan.
Customer Testimonials
A bought a box a few months back and couldn't wait so I smoke one ROTT. While it was decent at the time, it was nothing special. However, I believe in giving these things more time. With some rest The La Historia is a fabulous smoke! Very glad I picked up a box. I have had probably 3-4 since the first and with the rest they really are that good as the CA rating says. Try them, but be patient! The blend used really makes this cigar stand out.
I purchased a 5-pack for starters and loved it just as I have any other EP Carrillo, but this cigar struck me as being a bit better, so I purchased a box of them. So long story short, this cigar is on monthly auto shipment. It says this cigar is medium-full and I think they were spot on. It's not full but it has a lot of flavor to make up the fullness. I smoke this cigar daily, a must try.
Full bodied, but with great balance and not a hint of harshness. This is now a mainstay in my humidor.
This is a wonderful smoke! Nice, smooth, medium to full flavor with hints of coffee and leather. I liked it so much I bought two boxes.
What a great smoke! Full bodied, burns evenly and great aroma. The flavors evolve as you smoke and it when you think it doesn't get better, it does. Can't beat this 96 rated cigar for price, quality, or value. Best smoke period for the price.
I bought a box of 10 sight unseen, based solely on being CA's #2 cigar of 2014. Box and presentation are beautiful. Not a great smelling cool cigar. Very earthy mixed with slight cocoa and coffee bean. I wasn't dying to smoke them right away, and put them on a shelf in my humidor for a month or two. Here's where the fun began.... Wow, great smoke. Draw was perfect, if anything a little on the light side (think Padron here), cocoa and coffee bean flavors. Smoke production was large and very creamy. Overall a great experience, definitely on the dark side of things, but very smooth.
I'm a novice when it comes to cigars, but of the few cigars that I have smoked I know this is one that I will come back to time and time again. I chose it because of the rating on CA, not knowing what cigars to choose and would recommend it to anyone just getting into cigars. The initial presentation was attractive. The construction and burn were exceptional. The taste was smooth and pleasant. You don't need to keep going back to it right away because the finish is long, at least in my opinion. To top it all off, it lasted at least an hour and thirty minutes. Take hour time and enjoy the experience.
Outstanding smoke. Highly recommend this in your humidor.
For starters this cigar has a beautiful presentation. Great double band and satin cap on the foot. Very nice looking; looks and feels well made. Seemed a bit "soft" and squishy. Nice pre-light tobacco aroma. This was the "toro" (6.1 x 50) size. Lit up well and burned nice and straight throughout. Ash was a bit flaky, but firm. Very easy draw, but not "too" easy, if you know what I mean. Large amounts of nice smelling smoke from beginning to end. Very favorable cigar. Definitely dark-chocolatish notes along with a smooth tobacco flavor. I would classify this as more of a medium cigar (for me anyway). At times coffee/espresso flavors popped in and, when they were together, it reminded me of when you sprinkle that unsweetened cocoa powder into a cup of coffee at one of those coffee shops. About halfway through, started picking up what I noted was a "toasty" flavor. This may be what the ad-blurbs call "roasted nuts." To me it was more like a nice piece of wheat toast. Also very nice. In the last quarter it showed some spice with a bit - but not too much - of a nicotine kick. The stick lasted a good long time. Longer than would have expected given the softer construction. Great finish throughout and pleasant aftertaste long after the cigar was finished. One reason this cigar should last you a while is that the finish is so good, there was no need to puff again right away. Had some red wine after the cigar was done and a bit of chocolate and as soon as I did that, I wish I had had them while I was smoking -- that would have been a great pairing I think. AFTER I smoked it, I looked up the reviews and to my surprise I had just smoked the #2 Cigar for 2014 according to CA (albeit in a different size). Also surprised that the ad-blurbs are pretty darn accurate!
I bought a few of these well before #2 cigar of the year honors. Smoked my first one Christmas morning 2014. I picked these up solely because of their beautiful presentation, as I am not a big E.P. fan. This cigar is absolutely awesome in every respect. Burn, draw, construction, appearance, and tons of flavor. This is a true masterpiece, with a beautiful band, if you're into that. I don't agree with most "Top 25" ratings, but I think this cigar earned the spot. Highly recommend.
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