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La Aroma de Cuba Edicion Especial

Description

A bold new statement from La Aroma.

Enjoy Edicion Especial, a tasty new variety from La Aroma de Cuba. Carefully crafted by hand in Nicaragua by cigar artisan Jose 'Don Pepin' Garcia, the Edicion Especial is enchanting through and through. On the outside, a leathery Cuban-seed wrapper glistens with oils. Grown in the misty valleys of Ecuador, this flavorful leaf conceals a robust mixture of aged Cuban-seed long-fillers from the black, volcanic soils of Nicaragua. Together, these tobaccos produce a hearty experience layered with deep, toasty flavors. A silky bouquet smacks the palate with an earthy core of aromatic nuances supported by notes of cedar, leather, and white pepper. Medium to full-bodied, La Aroma de Cuba Edicion Especial is a satisfying, well-made cigar built for enjoyment.

In addition to a 94-point rating and 'Humidor Selection' honors, La Aroma de Cuba Edicion Especial was named one of the Top Cigars of 2020. The rating noted: "... intense woody, hickory notes that play off a vanilla sweetness for a long, reverberating finish."

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overall rating 4.69 out of 5 True { } True { } True { } Based on 52 Ratings
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5 out of 5
I've enjoyed cigars for a long time and and tested so many different ones from many different manufacturers. I can honestly say this is a top ten favourite. If it wasn't a bit to pricey for my wallet it would be a top five favorite.
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4 out of 5
Little hard drawing but otherwise Hood smoke.
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5 out of 5
What a fantastic smoke. Smooth draw and great flavor
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5 out of 5
Good 60minute spicy smoke. Good price/smoke ratio, one of my favorites.
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5 out of 5
Exceptional stick. Complex in the best of ways! In my top 5!
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5 out of 5
Every cigar should be this good.
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3 out of 5
Not a bad cigar, but flavor is short lived. My batch had several cigars with uneven burn. Good draw.
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5 out of 5
Great Cigars
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5 out of 5
Really good smoke
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5 out of 5
Great smoke great size
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5 out of 5
Excellent smoke while fishing on Pickwick Lake
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5 out of 5
Great
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5 out of 5
Well constructed, smoother than rated...I will be buying more of these fine cigars
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5 out of 5
Quality cigar but too light for my taste.
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5 out of 5
Mellow , smooth and friendly smoke.
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5 out of 5
Excellent tasting daily smoke!
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4 out of 5
Good pleasant smoke
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4 out of 5
Good quality consistent smoke.
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4 out of 5
Good cigar, nice draw, burns evenly.
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5 out of 5
Great flavor, my favorite currently. Smokes evenly.
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4 out of 5
Real nice!
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4 out of 5
I’m smoking this brand for two years now. This added “special edition” line seems even smoother than the Mi Amor line. All well made higher quality cigars at a reasonable price
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5 out of 5
This is another great cigar by the Master ‘Don Pepin’!
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3 out of 5
The cigars are pretty good, but I got ripped off on the Party Pack "deal sweetener." The Pack was supposed to include a six-cigar sampler, a hat, a lighter and an La Aroma de Cuba ashtray. When the order was delivered... NO ASHTRAY. After contacting Customer Service, I was told that the Party Pack had changed (well after my order was placed.) It no longer included an ashtray. Obviously, they needed to make this right for me but after >20 minutes with an "off-shore" representative, I was simply disconnected. Infuriating! Multiple attempts to contact C.I. by email have also failed. Beware of false promises or good customer service. An order is a crap-shoot.
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4 out of 5
Produced for Ashton, i began smoking this brand just a couple years ago What a nice surprise. I just tried this special edition (two different sizes) and found it to be even an even nicer surprise than the other selections within the brand. Burns perfectly, excellent draw and smooth finish.
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5 out of 5
Very nice
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5 out of 5
Great Smoke
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5 out of 5
Great flavor. My favorite.
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5 out of 5
Smooth, good aroma and easy draw. One of my favorite cigars for after dinner with a nice single malt.
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5 out of 5
Great
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5 out of 5
Great smokes!
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5 out of 5
Surprised at this stick! Will keep a stock of these in my humidor, delightful gem here.
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5 out of 5
Seems this very fine cigar has changed a little. Not quite as full bodied as before. Like it a lot. Great anytime of day.
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5 out of 5
top 10 favorite cigars and great for the price. la aroma de cuba line is all around great
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5 out of 5
Excellent flavor, burns even. A delightful smoke
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5 out of 5
one of my favorites
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4 out of 5
These are my favorite smokes, but this batch are tight and hard to draw. I hope the rest of the box is better. These are good cigars and taste good.
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5 out of 5
This is my favorite cigar. I have one humidor packed with them. I can’t describe it like some of you folks at CI, but I would take this cigar over any other. I can’t get enough of them!
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4 out of 5
The La Aroma de Cuba Edicion Especial and the Herrera Esteli are two of the better medium bodied cigars I've smoked recently. Not much to find fault with. I did notice that the strength can sneak up on you a bit. Having said that I shared one of these with a friend who seldom smokes and he finished it without incident. A good choice when you are not sure what to reach for but want to smoke something nice. I would rate it somewhere between 4 and 5 stars.
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5 out of 5
One of my favorite cigars. My opinion, very close to smoking a Cuban. Burn is always great!
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3 out of 5
I just smoked one of these, which I bought in May 2015. It was a little too strong for my tastes...and left a bitter after taste.
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5 out of 5
For my husband Nicely packed
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5 out of 5
Read the general reviews of this brand and chose the Edicion Especial for is mid range strength. I wasn't dissapointed. This cigar is well made, smokes evenly and holds a good ash. Taste borders on the milder side of mid and went well with a cold brew. I would recomend this cigar to anyone wanting to try the brand and will be ordering more.
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5 out of 5
Good medium strength smoke. Smooth drawing and even burning. Starts with mild cedar and spice, tastes of leather and vanilla. Velvety smoke through out. Spicy finish.
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5 out of 5
The smell of Cuba.... Great cigar quality construction superb taste but for me it fall short of the Mi Amor as well as the std La Aroma De Cuba
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5 out of 5
I love the Aroma de Cuba Especial line. Very tasty. Also CI has fast shipping, great selection and great customer service. Thanks again for everything.
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5 out of 5
Great cigar nice and smooth smoke with a very good aroma. could not go wrong if you did not know what to buy.
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5 out of 5
Smooth, tasty, excellent. One of my top 5 favorites.
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5 out of 5
Fairly new to cigars. Great medium strength cigar. Nice even burn and draw
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4 out of 5
Very good for the price.
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Jacob J.

Despierta y huele las rosas!

Jacob J.

(Wake up & Smell the Roses!)

Most people don’t start their day with a powerhouse cigar. But it’s February in Pennsylvania, and while the weather has been all over the place lately precipitation-wise, there’s one thing it’s been steadily, and that’s cold. Sure, it might not be below freezing every day, but cold is cold, right? And when I’m shivering on my way to the office, I generally lean towards the stronger stuff.

There’s just something about a real heavy, full-bodied cigar that warms my soul. In the summer I want something with an airy, crisp finish, but in the winter, nothing but those palate-busting, earth-laden spice bombs will do. That’s why for breakfast this morning I reached for a new release from the factory that produces a good number of my favorite spice-bombs: The La Aroma de Cuba Edicion Especial, made by the one and only Don Pepin Garcia in Nicaragua.

Now for those who have been around the block a few times, La Aroma de Cuba Edicion Especial should be a familiar name. The La Aroma de Cuba bearing the ‘EE’ on the secondary band has been with us since ‘08 but received a bit of a reblending before being rereleased in early 2020. On paper, the blend remains the same: Nicaraguan long-fillers covered by a Nicaraguan binder and Ecuador Havana wrapper, just like before. The difference is in the primings, the parts of the plant from which the leaves are pulled. The tobacco used in the updated version come from higher up on the plant and exhibit more strength & complexity than the original. I haven’t burned the original EE recently enough for it to be fresh in my mind to compare, but I can say that as far as my tastes are concerned, the updated version fits the bill perfectly.  

For this tasting, I went with the No. 1 size, a 5 5/8” x 46 Corona Gorda. The wrapper is chestnut-brown and oily, with a little bit of tooth and very little give when squeezed. Overall a beautiful specimen, and when run under the nose gives off aromas of barnyard, leather, coffee, and a touch of citrus. The draw was a bit tight, but by no means unenjoyable, and the cold draw carried notes of earth, coffee, and bread. It took a light from my soft-flame lighter without fuss.

While this might not be everyone’s cup of tea (pun intended) for a morning cigar, to me it’s the ultimate wake-up smoke. For starters, the dominant flavors throughout are coffee, cocoa, spice, and earth. Naturally, this makes for an excellent pairing with my daily cup of strong black coffee. The coffee and earth are there from the beginning, but the spice and cocoa come into the picture in the first third and steadily rise as the burn approaches the band. I would peg the first half as medium-full in body, and while there is some strength, it won’t put you on your ass. After the halfway point, the flavor is kicked up a notch, and the spice and pepper rise to join coffee, earth, and cocoa in the dominant up-front notes. There’s a bit more sweetness in the finish of the second half, which is more apparent with a retrohale, but it’s still not enough to make me describe this stick as ‘sweet’. 

While Don Pepin has long been a favorite cigar producer of mine, La Aroma de Cuba is a brand I overlook too often. The reblended Edicion Especial has inspired me to take another run through their portfolio, especially before the weather warms up again and I move to less heavy selections. Overall, a very satisfying cigar that’s strong, but not inaccessibly so. And can’t forget the burn, razor straight all the way down with no touchups required. Bravo Don Pepin, this stick was the perfect way to start the day.

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