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Foundation Charter Oak

Description

Sign the charter

No matter how far we might stray from it, home will always be an important anchor for all of us. Foundation’s Charter Oak features tobaccos grown in the Connecticut River Valley of founder Nick Melillo’s home state. The name itself pays respect to a historically significant tree near which Native Americans would congregate and grow tobacco of their own.

But the respect doesn’t stop there as Melillo also honors his grandfather, a WWII vet who enjoyed Connecticut tobaccos with Charter Oak. Made of either a Connecticut Shade, or a Connecticut Broadleaf, wrapper and fillers from the Jalapa and Estelí regions of Nicaragua, the Charter Oak elicits a creamy flavor accented with chocolate, and hints of roasted nuts and pepper.

Good news! Charter Oak Connecticut has received an impressive 93-point rating, noting: "Rich woods and complex herbs set the tone for this attractive robusto. Each puff leaves impressions of oaky vanilla, spearmint and caraway seeds along with floral notes and a cashew nuttiness."

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Size
Pack
In Stock
MSRP
Price
Qty
Cart
Profile
Shape
Petite Corona
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Petite Corona Broadleaf (5.2"x42)
Box of 20
In Stock
$118.00
| save $11.80 10% off
$106.20
Profile
Shape
Petite Corona
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Petite Corona
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
No
Pressed
No
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Petite Corona Broadleaf (5.2"x42)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$29.50
| save $1.50 5% off
$28.00
Profile
Shape
Petite Corona
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
No
Pressed
No
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Petite Corona
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Petite Corona Connecticut (5.2"x42)
Box of 20
Only 5 Left
$118.00
| save $11.80 10% off
$106.20
Profile
Shape
Petite Corona
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Petite Corona
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
No
Pressed
No
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Petite Corona Connecticut (5.2"x42)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$29.50
| save $1.50 5% off
$28.00
Profile
Shape
Petite Corona
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
No
Pressed
No
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Rothschild
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Rothschild Broadleaf (4.5"x50)
Box of 20
In Stock
$122.00
| save $12.20 10% off
$109.80
Profile
Shape
Rothschild
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Rothschild
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Rothschild Connecticut (4.5"x50)
Box of 20
In Stock
$122.00
| save $12.20 10% off
$109.80
Profile
Shape
Rothschild
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Rothschild
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
No
Pressed
No
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Rothschild Connecticut (4.5"x50)
Pack of 5
Only 2 Left
$30.50
| save $1.50
$29.00
Profile
Shape
Rothschild
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
No
Pressed
No
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Toro Broadleaf (6.0"x52)
Box of 20
In Stock
$132.00
| save $13.20 10% off
$118.80
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
No
Pressed
No
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Toro Broadleaf (6.0"x52)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$33.00
| save $1.75 5% off
$31.25
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
No
Pressed
No
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Toro Connecticut (6.0"x52)
Box of 20
In Stock
$132.00
| save $13.20 10% off
$118.80
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
No
Pressed
No
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Toro Connecticut (6.0"x52)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$33.00
| save $1.75 5% off
$31.25
Profile
Shape
Toro
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
No
Pressed
No
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Grande Broadleaf (Gordo) (6.0"x60)
Box of 20
In Stock
$138.00
| save $13.80 10% off
$124.20
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Grande Connecticut (Gordo) (6.0"x60)
Box of 20
In Stock
$138.00
| save $13.80 10% off
$124.20
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
False
Pressed
False
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
No
Pressed
No
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
Grande Connecticut (Gordo) (6.0"x60)
Pack of 5
In Stock
$34.50
| save $1.75 5% off
$32.75
Profile
Shape
Gordo
Wrapper
Ecuador Connecticut
Origin
Nicaragua
Flavored
No
Pressed
No
Has Tip
False
Binder
Sumatra
Filler
Nicaraguan
Sweet
False
overall rating 4.74 out of 5 True { } True { } True { } Based on 102 Ratings
Customer Reviews of "Foundation Charter Oak"
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5 out of 5
Excellent smoke, great price. These are hard to beat at under $100 per box. Will buy again
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5 out of 5
Excellent
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5 out of 5
Awesome smokes
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4 out of 5
Great Smoke!!!
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5 out of 5
Charter Oak Connecticuts are great cigars. I get a slightly woody flavor note. Very smooth. Draw is always perfect. Smallest bit of pepper toward the end. Very good cigar. These are the best budget smoke, in my opinion.
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5 out of 5
Charter Oak Connecticuts are smooth and flavorful. They are my go-to and always keep some on-hand. This was my first time trying them in Petite Corona and and I found them just as delightful. I am not an expert of notes, but I pick up a hint of the woody note that I love so much. They are very smooth with just the tiniest bit of spice on the final third. Great cigar.
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5 out of 5
Robust but not overwhelming, great flavor and draw.
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5 out of 5
Nothing fancy about it, but solid, good tasting cigar. Was surprised how long it lasted - I'm a slow smoker - based on the size. Good solid, consistent taste all the way through the cigar.
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5 out of 5
Purchased the robusto to go with a cup of cofee late morning. Excellent taste, great cigar for the price.
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5 out of 5
Nice even burn, flavorful. Would buy again!
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3 out of 5
Fast shipping on my order! Love the Corona size for chores. Smokes even and clean, I would buy again when on sale.
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3 out of 5
Nice cigar to chew on while mowing the lawn.
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5 out of 5
Great medium smoke ,the oak and nutty flavor leads to a crazy burn.
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5 out of 5
Great draw plenty of smoke great flavor
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3 out of 5
Pretty good smoke for the price.
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3 out of 5
The pepper flavor was off the chart early on and about half way through it calmed down. Will not reorder.
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5 out of 5
Wonderful tasting cigars
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4 out of 5
A very good Connecticut. A little peppery, but if smoked slowly it is an extremely tasty smoke. With the Nicaraguan fillers it is slightly stronger than a Dominican Connecticut, but again, a slow smoke makes it all the more enjoyable.
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5 out of 5
Never Disappoints
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5 out of 5
great cigar. with a reasonable price.
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5 out of 5
Nice cigar and burns good
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5 out of 5
Good burn, good draw, good construction. I've only had one so far, but looking forward to more.
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5 out of 5
Good Smoke
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5 out of 5
Very flavorful and pleasant cigar. I'm new to this label and so far after smoking about three boxes, I will definitely keep Charter Oak in my regular rotation.
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5 out of 5
Nice taste and easy draw
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5 out of 5
Always a great smoke!
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4 out of 5
I had made a mistake when ordering. A pleasant one though. A little stronger than the Connecticut more of a medium. Great flavor and burn. I will be ordering them again and trying other Foundation Cigars.
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5 out of 5
It's the only cigar I've bought more than one box.
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5 out of 5
Tasty from start to finish. My go to smoke at this point. Nice draw, perfect wrapper. Delicious!
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4 out of 5
Great smoke 85/100
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5 out of 5
Great creamy smoke, well made, a go to for me and my crew
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5 out of 5
I'm fairly new to the cigar world, but I found this Charter Oak Connecticut to be a very smooth and enjoyable smoke. I'm staying on the mild to medium range and I'm looking forward to other brands now.
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4 out of 5
First time trying Charter Oak and really enjoy it.
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5 out of 5
These are a somewhat mild smoke (as expected for a Connecticut) that tend toward the smooth and creamy side, with mild notes of coffee and hint of spice. Having been through a couple boxes now, I can confirm that the construction, blending and draw show consistent quality across every Charter Oak I’ve smoked.
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5 out of 5
Excellent everyday cigar
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5 out of 5
Delicious and will order again.
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5 out of 5
As an everyday cigar all of the Charter Oak products are great. This particular cigar smokes like a much more expensive cigar. Best. Aloe for the money I have ever found. Highly recommend.
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5 out of 5
Great smokes
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5 out of 5
Great cigar
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5 out of 5
For the price, you really can’t beat any of the Charter Oak products. Smooth with enough body for a satisfying smoke. My go to for everyday cigars.
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5 out of 5
Nice smoke, good draw & taste.
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5 out of 5
Wow! My very favorite go-to. Flavorful, comfortable, smokes great and an excellent price for all that! I have had some cigars that I have seen highly reviewed and sought-after (and expensive), and in my opinion both the Charter Oak Connecticut and the Broadleaf beat them hands-down .. HIGHLY recommended.
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4 out of 5
Very nice.
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5 out of 5
Excellent daily smoke! Creamy, leathery, nutty, and woody with just a touch of white pepper. Well done!
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5 out of 5
Great cigar. Easy smoke, long burn time. Nice to have to share with non or light smokers. High consistency with the rolling.
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5 out of 5
Perfect ring size nice enjoyable smoke
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4 out of 5
Well made and tasty. Strong and robust flavor.
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5 out of 5
I LOVE these cigars. Mellow and yet still full of flavor. There is always room in the humidor for a couple Charter Oaks.
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5 out of 5
Great smokes
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5 out of 5
The Charter Oak just became one of my favorite. This stick is delicious. You get very creamy smooth smoke with flavors of a wood, roasted nuts and hint of pepper that’s just right. There will definitely be a box of these sticks in my humidor at all times, and for the price you can’t beat it!.
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