La Aurora's finest?
The secret to La Aurora Barrel Aged is that all of the tobaccos, including wrappers, spend four years aging in oak barrels - barrels formerly used to age Dominican Rum. The wrapper is Dominican Corojo that has undergone several fermentation processes to produce a maduro shade. This further mellows the blend, allowing it to tame the complex mixture of Dominican and Nicaraguan long-fillers inside. La Aurora Barrel Aged is a medium-to full-bodied cigar layered with rich tobacco flavors. You’ll pick up a sweet spice upon first light and towards the nub, with a rich, chewy, and toasty bouquet in between. The burn is slow and true, completing another fine specimen from the Dominican’s oldest factory, La Aurora.
91-rated and voted into the Top 25 Cigars of the Year list, the review noted: "A dark and attractive pyramid with an even draw that produces a heavy, thick smoke rich with woody, toasty flavors that hint of mocha and coffee bean."