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PDR 1878 Cubano Especial Capa Madura

An everyday cigar that doesn't demand a fancy occasion. 

​PDR 1878 Cubano Especial Capa Madura is an instant classic with a Brazilian Arapiraca wrapper, Dominican Criollo binder and a carefully crafted mix of Nicaraguan and Dominican criollo fillers. This medium-bodied selection opens with a hearty, dark maduro wrapper that will warm you to the core. Earthy flavors with just a hint of sweetness deliver a tasty treat for the ol' taste buds, proving that PDR has once again delivered the goods with the 1878 Cubano Especial.

PDR 1878 Cubano Especial Capa Madura already caught the eye of critics, earning a 90-rating in the process which noted: "This pigtailed, cedary smoke burns and draws evenly, showing some licorice sweetness and an earthiness that lingers on the palate."

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Overall Rating 4.8 out of 5 Based on 10 Ratings

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5 out of 5
A great cigar for the price
No need to spend a fortune for an amazing smoke, these are extremely well rounded and and consistent from beginning to end. These are always in my humidor.
4 out of 5
Stephen w
A good cigar I have bought many boxes It’s my go to I get a bad one about 1 time out of 2 boxes Great favor start to finish
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PDR 1878 Cubano Especial Capa Madura
The PDR 1878 Cubano Especial Capa Madura was very smooth and tasty, to the nub...did I mention smooth!?!
5 out of 5
Very tasty
Great everyday cigar
5 out of 5
Great and flavorful. not what I was looking for but amazing none the less. Unlike My Father through Partigas this actually has a flavor, not knocking those great smokes, but the flavor these have is so palatable and hearty i might just be getting a box of these every year now
5 out of 5
not quite what i thought i was ordering but these are just as good!
i describe it like when you walk into the perfume section at Christmas time the perfume taste is stuck in the back of your throat adn stays there. its heavy on the pallet but very flavorful and smooth
5 out of 5
Definite winner. Great beginner stick, good for any occasion.
I'm a bona-fide n00b, so take my review as a beginner's perspective: Appearance: Typical brown color you'd expect. Not very oily, but not satiny-dry either. Pre-light: Sweet smelling, very strong leathery / fresh tobacco smell, as you'd expect. Draw reveals a definite sweet flavor, like raisins. Lit: Still getting the sweet raisin flavor, but with an added strong second flavor of leather / wood. NOT a very spicy cigar at all...if I were to say it's peppery, it would only be a flake or two of black pepper. VERY smooth and bold without being overpowering. Medium rating is spot-on. It maintained these flavors all the way through, producing what I consider a perfect amount of smoke. A goldilocks cigar for me....just right in almost every aspect. I tested it on a re-light and it picked right up where it left off. The burn was a little uneven in spots, but not alarmingly so. No touch-ups were required. Finish: The peppery flavor began to get stronger near the end as the others waned, but never overpowering. This is a winner. I'll definitely be buying again in the future, as an old standby in the humidor. I'm going to try a few other PDRs to see if they all stack up as well as this one.
5 out of 5
Great cigar
Evenly lit, well smoked, good 2 hours smoke.
5 out of 5
Great smoke!
I've been a fan for a while. Bought a box to share with some friends and everyone loved them. One of my favorite not just for the price but flavor.
5 out of 5
Real Premium cigar
I really enjoyed this cigar. The burn was even with a strong ash. The flavor had a smooth earthy taste. Toward the end of the cigar it got spicy and left a slight flavor of spices on the lips. The cigar was one of the nicest and enjoyable cigars I have had. It is a definite staple in my humidor!!
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"Wow" What a smoke! Great combo of tobaccos. Sweet, yet bold! Complex. Love it!
PDR 1878 is all that and a double shot of Cognac. It's a great cigar with a mellow taste and smooth aroma, plus it burns evenly. I haven't had to relight it once. This is a good. I got lucky when choosing this one. It has an easy draw too. Very nice, indeed.
PDR Cubano Capa is one good stick
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