Consider this your private invitation to the best of Pinar del Rio. Because at hand is a meticulously crafted gem, carefully blended with the choicest tobaccos for one hell of an exclusive handmade: the Small Batch Reserve Habano.
Gabbing you at hello is an oily and reddish Habano Brazilian wrapper, and pulling you in for more is no doubt the hearty core. An array of Dominican and Nicaraguan Corojo leaves that provide just the right tick of oomph. Secure these with a Dominican Criollo 98 binder, and you've got one recipe that would make momma proud. Rich, with a hint of spice up front, expect notes of cedar, leather, and cocoa to enter the fray as the spice builds in intensity along the slow, cool burn. Starting off medium-bodied, it really starts to pick up steam at the midway point, inching toward a grand crescendo.