Perdomo Slow-Aged Lot 826 Natural Cigars
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Perdomo Slow-Aged Lot 826 Natural

A gem from Esteli, Nicaragua.

Last year delivered a bumper crop of new brands from Tabacalera Perdomo, including the fantastic, re-blended Perdomo Reserve series. But, the Slow-Aged cigars might be the pick of the litter. It's just my kind of cigar: see, not only do we get quality tobaccos, over-the-top aging and superior flavor but the price is unbeatable for a blend of this caliber. The wrapper is a smooth, oily Connectiut covering four different Nicaraguan long-leaf tobaccos, including a choice strain of ligero leaf that amps up the flavor profile just a touch. This complex blend results in a deliciously smooth, robust and vivacious flavor with creaminess and coffee-like notes. Topping off the exquisite experience is the price.

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Churchill (7.0"x52)
Pack of 20In Stock$140.00
save $70.0150% off
Glorioso (Toro) (6.0"x52)
Pack of 20In Stock$130.00
save $65.0150% off
Robusto (5.0"x52)
Pack of 20In Stock$120.00
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Overall Rating4.44 out of 5 Based on 97 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “Perdomo Slow-Aged Lot 826 Natural”

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5 out of 5
Love this cigar.
Love this cigar.
5 out of 5
Smoked these for years
One of the best cigars for the money can’t go wrong with perdomo slow aged 826 great taste great construction AGREAT CIGAR! I have smoked these for years
5 out of 5
A great smoke
I think these cigars are a great smoking cigar. I have shared these with several of my friends and they all likes them.
4 out of 5
Great working int yard or garage cigar
3 out of 5
Lighter than I expected
Pretty good stick. The wrapper is pretty dark for a shade. I thought I might’ve gotten maduro on accident until I smoked one. They must use very favorable lighting it their pictures because it’s far from that shade of light brown. Pretty good burn/taste/aroma, all in all.
5 out of 5
Outstanding cigars for the price!!!!!!
Outstanding cigars for the price!!!!!!
5 out of 5
excellent smoke
5 out of 5
What you expect from Perdomo
Great cigar
5 out of 5
826. My “go to”smoke
A very nice, flavorful smoke. I keep them in my humidor. Never run out.
3 out of 5
Not as mild as I expected, nice wrapper, filler. Very good for medium tastes. Nice flavor with bit of spice in the wrapper.
5 out of 5
Great Cigar!!!
Great Cigar, You cant go wrong with this cigar try them once and you will order again. This cigar is one of my most favorites. Great taste, Great burn, Great aroma, Great construction. Have smoked these for years!!!
5 out of 5
Predominantly slow aged great smoke!
I have smoked these for years and have always enjoyed them. Construction is good and taste excellent . Great cigar to keep in your humidors.
3 out of 5
Pretty average
A pretty good everyday smoke. Consistent, well made, good draw. Reasonable flavor. Good price performer.
5 out of 5
My current go to cigar
I keep Slow-Aged Perdomos in my humidor because everyone enjoys them. From people who claim to only like mild to those with stronger tastes, give them a Perdomo and they will enjoy it.
5 out of 5
Slow aged Perdomo
I am a cigar smoker - 3 or 4 a day. Have smoked these for years because they are consistently well made and flavorful (taste like a cigar)!! Nice price too so please don’t screw it up by ralsing the price!
5 out of 5
Great smoke
5 out of 5
Really Enjoyable Cigar
I really enjoyed these cigars. Nice even burn. They have a great draw. I will definitely buy them again!
1 out of 5
Not the taste profile I am used to
Stouter than expected.
5 out of 5
Good cigar for the price
This is one of my regular cigars. It has consistent quality, good taste, slow even burn, draws well.
5 out of 5
Great smoke
Great smoke for the money
3 out of 5
a light stick. draw and burn is fine. Had better expectations. The Champaign Connecticut is still the better stick.
4 out of 5
A great Go-To Smoke!
I try a lot of different Cigars hoping they are going to be the one that consistently delivers.. the Perdomo Slo Aged 826 fits the bill!..well made, good draw, lots of smoke, great price..I choose the natural Connecticut wrapper, it has it all!
4 out of 5
Slow aged 826
Smooth easy smoking Money well spent
5 out of 5
Slow aged
5 out of 5
Great need APP
4 out of 5
Good value for the price.
Good value for the price. Any higher and it's a no go.
5 out of 5
Great cigars, even smoke.
Great cigars, even smoke.
5 out of 5
Great cigar, not harsh in
Great cigar, not harsh in any way, the roll is consistent and the flavor is great. Year after year.
5 out of 5
Great golf smoke.
Great golf smoke.
4 out of 5
Not bad
Not bad
5 out of 5
Great Value
Nice medium flavored cigar. Burns pretty evenly and stays lit consistent with more expensive cigars.
5 out of 5
4 out of 5
Great cigar for the price
Great cigar for the price
4 out of 5
Perdomo Lot 826
I’m a fan of Perdomo, especially the mild to mediums. This is a solid cigar for the price. Not quite as flavorful as the Lot 23’s but nice. They burn evenly and leave a very subtle after taste.
5 out of 5
slo aged
3 out of 5
little dry
good but a little dry.
5 out of 5
Great smoke
I like these a lot . Smooth even burn.
4 out of 5
5 out of 5
First Love
My go to stogie. Lots of smoke, good even burn. All around great cigar for the price.
4 out of 5
One good buy for the
One good buy for the money.
5 out of 5
Just what I was looking for
A really delightful cigar! Lets see....perfect burn, nice consistent flavor,aroma and smoothness from start to finish, strong ash, oh, and a really scream'n deal from CI! Simply a very enjoyable cigar all around. If all this is what you're looking for in a cigar, you're gonna really enjoy this one.
2 out of 5
Wrapper quality
Years ago the wrappers were of better quality and definitely darker.
5 out of 5
I really like them but
I really like them but a little out of my price range
5 out of 5
A good mild to medium cigar
The slow aged Perdomo Lot 826 has been on my "favorites" list for a very long time. It is for those times when you want a milder smoke that still has good flavor. It burns well and straight.
5 out of 5
Andy from NJ
Great cigar. Never had a bad Perdomo. Please get some seconds or fumas from Perdomo.
5 out of 5
Burns even mild and reasonable
5 out of 5
Everything is A OK
4 out of 5
Great Cigar
I have bought theses for years and then stopped and tried different brands to test other flavors. And guess what? Im back to perdomo Lot 826 slow aged. Great Flavor good construction and always a great smoke. You cant go wrong with Perdomo Slow aged Lot826.
5 out of 5
Old favorite
When you find a good value in a cigar, you stay with it. This is one of those cigars.
5 out of 5
Persons 826
My new exclusive stick. Best cigar I ever smoked.
5 out of 5
Lot 826 Glorioso/Perdomo
Excellent.Slow even burn.Did not become bitter even at the very end.
5 out of 5
Great Smoke
Good smoke on the golf course. Really enjoy the Perdomo Slow-Aged Lot 826. Smoked them for more than three years.
2 out of 5
Not great
Always looking for a good buy. Not well made. Don't really enjoy them.
5 out of 5
Great cigar
Mild slow burning easy draw
5 out of 5
Perdomo got this one Right!
This cigar was with one of my first "bigger" buys from CI. It has been my go to stick since then because of it quality. I bought it, in the first case, because of its name, its price point, and I like the reviews for it. It is a outstanding cigar with lots of rich smoke. Perdomo does not make mistakes in his line and Lot 826 proves that his initial venture was spot on. The ligero in it gives it enough oomph and texture that this is always enjoyed. I always give them to friends and recommend them on a regular basis. This is a tasty medium bodied smoke that burns well and is very consistent. When I open one - it is like seeing an old friend that never lets you down. Slow Aged stands up well to a cup of coffee or a bourbon. Try one and you'll be convinced!
5 out of 5
Relax with a Perdomo 826
This is a smooth smoke from the beginning to the end. Aging really mellows out the tobaccos. This has a very creamy flavor. Medium bodied with an excellent draw and an even burn. This is an excellent cigar.
5 out of 5
Perdomo Quality in Lot 826
I love Perdomos. Now I'm smoking one without the Brand name on the label but still enjoying the same great quality. You won't be disappointed with the Slow-Aged Lot 826 Glorioso if you are a Perdomo Man. A great smoke and a great value.
5 out of 5
Good smoke
Been smoking these for years. Can't beat them for the price!!
4 out of 5
Great cigar for golf
Great cigar for golf
5 out of 5
Great cigars for the price
Smooth tasting, good draw. Delicious to the last puff.
1 out of 5
These were, literally, terrible cigars. Dry, wrappers falling off. I usually am very satisfied with the cigars I get from you folks but these failed to measure up.
4 out of 5
Predominantly unbranded
the lot 826 is a very good cigar, but it is not labeled Perdomo
4 out of 5
A "fave".
It's been a while since I've smoked this one, but I guess if I'm still thinkin about it, must have been memorable. I remember a slightly tight draw, but an excellent, smooth, old-school, authentic tobacco flavor. Long lasting slow burn. I'd buy these on sale every time.
5 out of 5
good every day cigar.
good smoke for the price
5 out of 5
one of the best cigars i ve purchase
very smooth, i like a good mild cigar, with no aftertaste, this is my favorite, very high quality the long filler eliminates small pieces coming out the end in your mouth, very slow and even burning, easy draw, i havent had a bad one yet, this is the second time i ordered these i was so impressed with the first ones, i have purchase more than 20 different brands, this one is hands down my favorite, i would put it up against any of the others, i have had 15 dollar cigars that didnt get finished. My friends loved the 826 also,, they were like where did you get these? i buy online they go to the cigar store, they couldnt find them, and showed up with something referred to them by the store and then asked if they could trade me for one of these, most dont know that much about cigars and the full flavored are way too strong for the occasional smoker no matter the cost or the name,, i got these recommended to me by a connoisseur who works in a tobacco shop, then i found them online, he was right.. whether you like cognac or scotch or bourbon this is the cigar to match it with, so very refined and smooth,
5 out of 5
Perdomo slow aged cigars are the best
I have been smoking them for years. The Churchill is my favorite for my golf game.
5 out of 5
Perdomo 826
Excellent medium priced cigar. Great blend of tobacco giving it a medium strength with plenty of character. Well constructed and burns like a more expensive cigar. Never really had a bad Perdomo cigar and this one is in my price range.
5 out of 5
I love these
I've smoked these quite often in the 6x50 size. If your looking for an inexpensive mild to medium smoke give these a try. They're always in my humidor
4 out of 5
Perdomo Lot 826 Churchill
A decent value stick. Although the wrapper on some was cracked or otherwise blemishes, it's a tasty well-balanced mild/medium cigar for aficionados on a budget.
5 out of 5
Slow aged
Nice smoke good draw great value
3 out of 5
Good yard smoke
Good yard smoke
5 out of 5
I'm Spoiled
Since first smoking a PERDOMO ARTESANAL Maduro I was hooked. I regularly smoke the Frescos and the Lot 23 Connecticut Churchill and then I added the Slow-Aged 826 Churchill to my humidor. Heavenly they will be a regular in my rotation. I have tried other Nicaraguan cigars and for me they don't compare. There is no bitter aftertaste just a flavorful coating of the palate. Mild to medium and very tasty. I can't wait to add other Perdomo blends to my menu.
5 out of 5
Perdomo 826 Churchill
One of the most enjoyable medium-priced cigars I've found in some time. Very consistent draw/taste throughout.
5 out of 5
Nice smooth burn and good draw flavor!!
4 out of 5
Very smooth good burn
Very smooth good burn
4 out of 5
Good Value
The Perdomo Slow-Aged has a nice draw to it; even when using a punch versus a cutter. It burns evenly for the duration of the smoke. It did tend to get hot near the end of the cigar; but all in all, good for the price.
5 out of 5
slow aged 826
great smooth cigar.
4 out of 5
Nice daily smoke
Good reasonably priced cigar. Nice even burn. Smooth all the way through!! Will buy again.
5 out of 5
Perdomo Sloe-Aged Lot 826 Glorioso
I have been a customer of CI for several years and have tried many different brands. I found the Slow-Aged 826 three years ago and they have been my number 1 cigar ever since. Every order I place I get two boxes. (Only because of humidor constraints) I would compare them with Rocky Patel or Gurkha. Excellent quality every time. Very smooth, excellent construction and only the finest quality. In my opinion, at CI prices one of the best buys on the market! Thank you CI. Bob from Maine
3 out of 5
They are ok
A little on the harsh side for a mild cigar but burns well and gets better as you burn through. Last 1/3 is worth it.
5 out of 5
Very nice cigar!
It is one of those cigars that you definitely enjoy.
4 out of 5
great cigars
Good taste, great draw.
4 out of 5
A smooth midday smoke
A smooth midday smoke
4 out of 5
Four Stars for Three Buck's
Four Stars for Three Buck's
5 out of 5
My First Place to Shop
I have ordered many cigars from CI and I have found outstanding customer service, choices, specials. I have visited two of their locations and the one in Hamburg is a cigar smokers paradise. Keep up the great job. Merry Christmas to everyone at CI! Ed
5 out of 5
Easy to order, good prices, accurately filled order and quick shipping - well done!
5 out of 5
Cigars are as important as
Cigars are as important as golf gps that both go together to make the game fun.
3 out of 5
Perdomo slow aged lot 826
I like these cigars,but the last ones I bought,the wrappers were coming off.So far I have thrown away 3.
5 out of 5
Everyday Cigar
I thought these cigars were perfect to smoke while I was on my mid day break or on my evening walk by the river. This cigar seems to be right in the middle with being mild but not to strong. I think this is a great everyday cigar but you don't have to take my word for it.
1 out of 5
big letdown
very harsh tasting and they do not burn evenly. Did not expect this from Perdomo
5 out of 5
Great everyday smoke!
Consistently good flavor and burn for a reasonable price
5 out of 5
Nice tasting cigar at a great price !
5 out of 5
Perdomo Slow-Aged Lot 826 Glorioso
This is one of my favorite cigars. Good taste, lots of smoke. I try to keep some in my humidor for a daily choice anytime.
5 out of 5
90+ cigars
great value
5 out of 5
Slow Aged
excellent value good smoke
5 out of 5
Excellent Service
I've used cigars int'l for years. Products and service has been flawless.
5 out of 5
Excellent cigar for golf
This Perdomo lot 826 Churchill is my favorite cigar when I play golf. It has a good draw, taste and lasts for about 6 holes. I have been smoking these for about 9 years.
Customer Testimonials
This is an outstanding aged cigar; sweet aged flavor really comes through. This one will be a staple in my humi!
MS of Muncie, IN
A solid standby quality type smoke I enjoy. Loads of smoke, good draw, creamy rich smoke. For the price, damn fine. There are better, but there are many worse. At this price point, its hard to beat for sure!
BE of Dalton, OH
Just finished my 3rd Slow-Aged and lost the ash after 1.3"! I savored every smoke filled delicious puff and I'm about to order more. These are among the best smokes I've enjoyed in some time and well worth my carefully spent $$! Perfect for after a properly grilled steak! TRY IT!
LS of Burkburnett, TX
To second the comments of others, this is a very good cigar, especially for the price. The only thing that made me wonder a bit is the lack of the Perdomo name anywhere on the wrapper. Other than that, I like them.
WM of Lorena, TX
A great cigar at a fantastic price! Full of flavor and character. It's definitely become one of my favorites. I can't help wondering if the label reflects an inside Miami joke - the Palmetto Expressway (Route 826) is often referred to as a "parking lot" because of congestion. So this is "Lot 826" and is "slow-aged." I guarantee any shipment of cigars making its way down Route 826 will be slow-aged by the time it reaches its destination.
WH of Issaquah, WA
I was reading reviews and I couldn't believe that I haven't commented on this one yet. One of my favorite budget sticks. I like the Glorioso (Toro) size. If it's quality at a value price that you want, pick up a 5'er of the Slow Aged Lot 26 and a Gentlemen's Duece #3. You'll be smilin' for days!!
LH of Santee, CA
I have had these before. In My cigar journal I noted these were good. But this last box of Churchill's has been different than I had before. I would say these are definitely on the strong side. And like another reviewer wrote, they are pretty one dimensional in flavor. I have the Connecticut wrapper. Great looking heavy duty wrapper. Not too many veins. Burn is laser sharp. Draw is medium. Flavor is of toast and woodsy/earthy. I keep trying something to beat my all time favorite 5 Vegas Classic. I will stick with those. This isn't a review on the "cinco" Vegas Classic but everything must be compared to those. I've been smoking cigars regularly for about 4 years and so I am not a newbie and these are definitely medium to full. For those that care to read this let me reward you with a tip: I don't like putting a cigar out with an inch to go. They are too expensive. Here's my tip- when you get down near the end blow out through the cigar before your next puff in. This significantly cuts down the heat. You just need to be able to hold it without burning your fingers. I can literally get down to les than half an inch and there is some great favors down there. You should be blowing out through your cigar about every 5 puffs or so anyway. Try it!
I have now tried both the maduro wrapper and the chestnut wrapper and both are wonderful cigars and excellent offerings from Perdomo. They burn slow and evenly and stay lit well. Both have hearty flavors and firm, thick ash, that has a lot white/light gray texture to it, showing the rich calcium soils the leaves were grown in...producing a full, rich creamy smoke with each puff. A smooth draw from start to finish and no issues with heat cracking or warping. I do recommend pairing with a good flavored beverage, shot or cocktail, especially with the maduro.
This cigar really has become my daily smoke. Of all of the many different sticks in my humidors this is the one that I turn to when I don't feel like making that choice of how would this be or how will that burn. It is almost always flawless as a great tasting medium with excellent build 99 out of a hundred. A must for any humidor.
DS of Lincoln City, OR
Great every day smoke. Am a Perdomo fan and this is an exellent medium cigar for the price. Can't guarantee you will like this cigar, since all pallets are different, but if you like Perdomo cigars this is worth a try.
WW of Porterville, CA
The Perdomo Slow-Aged Lot 826 was a great purchase. I am really satisfied, and the smoke was fantastic. A lighter smoke than I usually go for, but i was satisfied none the less. Nicaragua tobacco is the best in my opinion, it is is evident in this cigar. The draw is medium to full, and has an even burn. 2 out of my 20 cigars of this kind burned unevenly. 18 out of 20 cigars is a fantastic grade for me. If you need an inexpensive, good smoke look no further. Perdomo is one of the best lines for cigars.
KW of Orland Park, IL
Best Perdomo for the money I have found.
LR of Dardanelle, AR
Every day smoke. Good flavor and draw. I recommend it.
EC of Highland Hts., OH
The most for the least. A very well constructed, good draw, very consistent, my every day choice for over a year. Must try to enjoy a premium cigar, at CI's low price.
RP of Fruitland, ID
If you're looking for a good smoke at a reasonable price, look no further. I'm always trying new cigars for about $2 to $3 a stick and am usually disappointed, but not with these. I truly enjoy these from start to finish. They burn well and though rated as medium I think they're mild to medium.
By reading many of the positive reviews I decided to bite the bullet and buy a bundle. Boy, was I ever fooled on this. So far, I have had 3 of these cigars. The wrapper is horrible. 2 of the 3 have started to split and fall apart while smoking. The 3rd I just lost faith and snuffed it. I would say these would be great yard cigars but I can't. They seem too fragile to be able to tolerate that sort of activity such as yard or garden work. Maybe a few months in the humidor will bring these cigars around. I sure hope so.
GB of Davisville, WV
This is an excellent burning cigar, with equally good flavor. Whatever their doing when they slow age these sticks, they got it right. Mahalos C.I. for bringing us another great cigar. ALOHA !!!
GK of Kahului, HI
tried these for the first time two years ago and loved everything about the cigar, throw in the price and this has been my go to cigar ever since
First of all let me say this is a good cigar, and one I enjoyed. However, what I have to ask myself, is this a cigar that would fit into my rotation? Having tried so many of the great cigars CI has to offer, my current selection of cigars are pretty darn good. I have some of the higher priced category, down to the lower cost but good. If I place the Perdomo Slow-Aged No. 826 against other ones in this price range. Ones such as the Davidoff Corazone, Indian Tabec Reserve, Mark Twain, and a couple of others. The Perdomos aren't good enough to take the place of the current cigars in my humidor. My last words about the Perdomo, would be a fine cigar with a medium flavor. With some difficulty in smoking even, but not enough to matter.
DM of Taylor, MI
So far I've only tried that Maduro, but these pack a punch. I would easily call these Full Body but only Medium Flavor. They are toasty without much Maduro richness and no chocolate notes. The medium flavor lulls you into drawing a bit faster/harder, and then halfway through a churchill you're light headed and searching for a hard candy. Not my particular cup of tea, but I prefer them to the Tier del Sol Maduro and Fresco Maduro.
SH of Douglasville, GA
I bought my first bundle of the Slow-Aged on a "Daily Joe" deal to also take advantage of the free shipping. I am always looking for nice cigars to keep in the humi that won't break the bank. After letting them sit for a week or so I started smoking them. The very first one had me hooked. It was the perfect mild-medium that I like and the taste was wonderful. I gave a few to my son. After he had smoked them he was calling and asking what they were and how to get them. AH! Another convert. I have since ordered the smaller robusto that is a great shorter smoke than the gloriosos that I got originally. I plan on keeping plenty of these on hand as a daily cigar. Thanks CI for a wonderful cigar at a great price.
TO of Concord, NC
I've probably smoked 200 or so of the Slow Aged 826 in both the maduro and natural wrappers over the past few years and always keep some on hand. These are some of the most consistent cigars both in taste and construction that you can buy. Whenever I want to be sure that I'm going to smoke a cigar that I can depend on to be consistently good, I'll pick up one of these. I'm a Perdomo fan and for a bundle cigar, these compare favorably to a lot of his premium blends. For the price, you can't go wrong with this cigar
GC of Adger, AL
A good value cigar and much better than the price would suggest. Another good choice for an everyday smoke.
GS of South Haven, MI
My search for an excellent everyday sub 3 dollar cigar is over. This is the only sub $3.00 cigar that I've ever ordered more than one bundle. I thought the first was a fluke because of how much I enjoyed it. I thought maybe I was just in a good mood, but one bundle through, and not a single bad one in the bunch, not one disappointment. I'm sold.
OS of Diamond Bar, CA
Ordered the Naturals one Thursday afternoon around 3 PM and had them on my desk the very next morning thanks to UPS' excellent ground transit times from PA to VA and CI's phenominal fulfillment department. Took them home and fired one up that evening. WOW! 2 bucks a stick, how can you go wrong? The burn was razor sharp (I think I might have touched up one of the 5-6 I've smoked in the last couple weeks) and it provides a medium bodied smoke with some nice spice. The ash hangs on for dear life and I practically have to knock it off even at 2+ inches! You'll never mistake these for a super-premium, but at this price you won't be sorry. Will definitely be ordering more of these, and can't wait until I have my cabinet humidor next year to age some of these. Along with the JdN Fuerte Serie B these are some of the best bundled smokes I've ever had. Thanks, Cigars International!
JL of Harrisonburg, VA
Perdomo is one of my favorite names brand cigars. His Slow Aged #826s are certainly worth the time and price. It has an initial peppery pull, with some nicely spicy notes. The draw can be problematic, but once they are on, they are full of cocoa and toast. Lots of smoke and the ligero gives it an added punch that I think fits more in the med.category instead of its mild/med. label. It is not the Cadillac of the Perdomo house, but it's a hell of a nice ride...
PC of Penfield, NY
The Slow Aged maduro is consistently good. Another great inexpensive cigar from Perdomo that is far superior to many premium cigars from other makes.
HW of Memphis, TN
I love the Maduro, but accidentally ordered the lighter shade, and it was great too! Complex enough to be better than a $1 cigar and good enough to contend with a $5 competitor. I always have a few in the humidor and look forward to having one.
JH of Wichita, KS
I got a bundle of these on a "Joe Cigar" deal on my first order just to try and to take advantage of the free shipping. Am I glad a did, very nice cigar, although I prefer maduro cigars, the 826 naturals I got are a nice change of pace and a very nice smoke!
JK of Acworth, GA
A very interesting cigar indeed, the first 1/4 is unappealing but as soon as it enters the 3/4 it settles into a nice pepper\walnut taste on the palate. If you are looking for complexity skip this stick. This cigar offers a solid mild-medium experience a good first morning smoke that compliments coffee. The construction is what you expect from Perdomo and the price (Joe's daily deal) is hard to beat although I am not sure if I will purchase more. IMHO it needs to rest in my humi and possibly the complexity will emerge.
WS of Woodhaven, NY
A well-constructed, solid cigar that delivers all the goods: Great looks, comfortable draw, even burn and plenty of smoke that's rich and flavorful. This cigar will satisfy experienced smokers and is perfect for newbies wanting to step things up a notch at a price point that makes it a worth a try and a staple in your humidor.
WB of Ellerbe, NC
I absolutely love these. I prefer the maduro version. I think I have bought 2-3 boxes by now. I think they are the perfect cigar for the everyday budget. The taste is flavorful. The draw and burn are even. Not much to complaint about for such affordable cigars. These are my everyday cigar.
TC of Chicago, IL
Awesome construction, draws like a pencil. Not the most complex in taste, but a very pleasant smoke nonetheless.
MR of Castaic, CA
I bought a bundle of these cigars about a week ago. Nice smooth and mellow taste. Burn is good,draw is good but the construction is not so good around at the cap (wrapper comes apart, end up with mouthful.) I`ll try a V cutter or punch next one. Brand new Colibri CI Grip Cutter.
RM of Phila, PA
I got these yesterday and they sat in the sun for about two hours before I realized they were there. I decided to do my regular thing with a new brand and fired one up, boy was I surprised. This is a great smoke. I fell in love with the Lot 23's when they came out and the 826 is similar in taste and construction but has a longer and sweeter finish. These are worth twice the price, but please don't increase it. I will be getting more.
JG of Ephrata, PA
lit a robusto connecticut right out of the hot box that had been outside in the hot sun after the long, hot trip from cool CI to hot AZ, and I have to say I was quite pleasantly surprised. was looking forward to it for a week because of the description and was not disappointed. the surprise was how good it was without having time to cool off a bit in my humidor. will try a cooled down version tomorrow, but for now, this is a great cigar from the greatest americans in the cigar biz, The Perdomos are Patriots of the highest esteem in my mind... this is a very good inexpensive cigar for those of us who like mild bodied but with flavor...
LF of Mesa, AZ
Excellent stick, heavy in the hand and great construction. Not the most complex I've smoked, but at CI's price point, this one is not to be missed!
CV of Athens, AL
Good draw and construction but unpleasant smoke.
MD of Batavia, NY
Perdomo slow aged is the best cheap cigar on the market. I would put it a notch above the Corojo #5 from Gran Habano which used to be my favorite cheap cigar.
RM of Dallas, TX
Received in a sampler, was excited about this smoke after reading reviews. Wow I was disappointed, hard draw and very bland taste
JR of Plymouth , IN
I got a few of these in various samplers that I have purchased and it always seems to be the pick of the litter! I am normally a maduro man however the natural in this series is the premier cigar. Don't let the milder natural wrapper fool you...this sucker still packs a punch. The flavor is rich and creamy, sometimes buttery if you luck out! The maduro also has a good flavor but seemed to be less complex than its natural counterpart.
KC of Kaneohe, HI
Very Disappointing!
JH of V3Long Island, NY
"Well Nick Perdomo jr. has done it again (SLOW-AGED No.826 NATS.)are a GREAT SMOKE!!!"I've smoked 6 so far and they are just a pleasure to smoke..No complaints,just a pleasure,get some and enjoy!!!
JB of Hagerstown, MD
Great cigar (Slow-Aged Lot 826 by Perdomo), great value. I f tried many others and always come to this one.
LF of grand blanc, MI
This is a great smoke (Slow-Aged Lot 826 by Perdomo)!!! I find myself looking at the clock at work just waiting till I can get home and fire one of these bad boys up. At around 2 bucks a stick you just can't beat it. I hope after you read this you will go and buy some of your own!!!!
GM of North Canton, OH
I received my bundle today (Slow-Aged Lot 826) and did what I normally don't do, I lit one up this evening. Even after a weekend storage at UPS, these were one of few cigars I have taken to the nub right out of the chute!! I looked at my 'lovely and adoring' and told her, this tastes like another bundle, hon. Very robust kudos to Nick Perdomo on the 826, a truly wonderful smoke to be enjoyed with a lovely red wine.
TM of Jacksonville Beach, FL
A remarkable medium to full flavor cigar with exceptional character, and exceptional construction. One of the best values superior to many $5 smokes....90 rating in my book down to the nub! Beautiful shiney wrapper with a long white ash. Ready to buy my third bundle. A LONG ASHES MOUTH WATERING BOOYAH to NICK PERDOMO'S 826.
SH of Saint Petersburg, FL
I love Nicaraguan cigars. However, this cigar offers a Perdomo-quality smoke at a price that even this parole officer can afford. This is gonna be a regular rotation cigar (Slow-Aged Lot 826) for those evenings when I need a satisfying,l full-bodied smoke to help me forget about some of the knuckle-heads that I have to supervise. But even if you're not a parole officer, I'm sure you'll enjoy this cigar for what it is - a damn good, full-bodied, after dinner or evening cigar at a fair price (a steal, even).
RO of Alvarado, TX
Usually I'm a bit skeptical about claims like "slow aged" - often just a marketing ploy. However, the 826's are so smooth and without any edge, that it's obvious extra care has been taken in making these cigars. An extremely pleasant smoke - great draw and burn with a buttery flavor that is almost "chewable." Sometimes Nicaraguan tobacco can be a bit harsh, but whatever the blend is in theses 826's, it's a winner. The maduro wrapper was flawless and silky - surprising for a 2-buck smoke. This one's definitely a winner, and will be added to my daily rotation.
DM of Canandaigua, NY
TOP SHELF CIGAR (Slow Aged 826)! Not a "throw-away" or "it's just OK" cigar. If you like Perdomo cigars, BUY THIS! I got a sampler of all the sizes in natural and maduro a while back, and they have become my "go-to" cigar - no kidding. I prefer the natural (I smoke cigars of all wrappers and strengths). It (the natural) is what I call the "classic" Perdomo flavor: mild, but not too mild, with a touch of cedar. Nice draw; SLOOOW, even burn. You hear this a lot, but this time it's true: this smokes like a cigar that costs MUCH more. I'm smoking the churchill right now, and if it cost me $6 I wouldn't complain. If you buy them and don't like them, I'll buy them from you.
DM of San Antonio, TX
KF of Phoenix, AZ
This is another amazing blend from Nick Perdomo (Slow Aged Lot 826). It offers everything you could ever want from a maduro cigar at an astounding price. I can't save enough good things about the releases that have been coming from Perdomo but I will say I think he is slowly dominating the arena of maduro powered smokes. Simply amazing!
JA of Cincinnati, OH
Rock Solid - Tried my first Slow-Aged (Slow-Aged Lot 826 by Perdomo) in a sampler. Found it to be great smoke, with real nice cedar/woody flavors and very pleasing aroma. Great on the golf course. These doggies have to be one of the best price-to-value cigars on the market. The only possible criticism (very minor) is the thin wrapper, which can split about halfway through the smoke. Thats alright though, you just gotta baby them a little. Thanks to CI and Perdomo for the great product.
JS of El Dorado Hills, CA
Slow Aged, Lot 826 is the best of the lower end cigars produced by Mr. P., it's smooth, slightly sweet, nice aroma, even draw, firm ash, nice wrapper (though very thin be careful clipping the end or it unravels). Great bang-for-the buck.
RC of Hendersonville, TN
What a pleasure to smoke(Slow-aged, Lot 826) - I never take enough off the tip, But I have learned the hard way, once I knew there is no stopping me now. Tons of smoke and not once did I ever get that burning on the tongue or the back of my throat. nice mild (not too) Very smooth - Each puff is better than the last one,as I am newbie samplers was the way to try all kinds off strengths and sizes. This rates right up with the DOUBLE HAPPINESS SAMPLER I ordered from the"INTERNET SPECIALS". The people at C/I make it really hard to decide on my everyday Puro. Do you make a cigar tweezer so do not have to burn my fingers to get the last Nub of the Nub???? THANKS AGAIN
NM of Danbury, CT
Believe it or not, I tried my first Slow-Aged 826 at 6:30am on a camping trip this year. I sat back next to the campfire and puffed away as everyone else started to awaken. I didn't even need to have any coffee that morning...Delish!
JB of South Byron, NY
A Great Cigar (Slow-Aged, Lot 826)!! I got one in a sampler or freebie or something. Just smoked it. It's excellent! But what does "slow-aged" mean? They got a time machine or something to slow down the aging process? I don't know, and I don't really care. This is a GREAT cigar!
CK of New York , NY
Me Likey!!!! Great smoke (Slow-Aged, Lot 826) ... no bull. Got the maduro and all I can say it wow. Nice burn, good presentation, smooth, medium body flavor and tasty. I must admit, I thought it wouldn't be this good. Can't wait to order the naturals. Thanks again, CI!
GJ of Metairie, LA
Wow! What a great cigar (Slow-Aged, Lot 826)! I got it as a gift and had no idea the price. I would have guessed it was a $6-8 smoke. I had the Churchill Natural and was really surprised at the great flavor and quality of this smoke. It's rare that I come across a cigar that I can't get enough of - this is one of those cigars. I was chomping and chomping and smoked it down to the nub. Great all the way.
BS of Washington, DC
What a blockbuster bargain (Slow Aged No. 826 by Perdomo). The flavor is great and the cigar has wonderful aromas. I enjoyed the natural better than the maduro.
MW of Antioch, TN
This is one good cigar from Perdomo. The construction and flavor is good with an excellent draw. The cigar is medium bodied and burns even and cool with a slight coffee flavor and hints of burnt nuts. You can literally smoke this cigar down to the very end without any harshness. I just ordered some in maduro and I can't wait to try those immediately upon arrival of my order. The Slow-Aged No. 826 is a great value and it is as good as some of the other premium brands of higher cost. This is one cigar that I will regularly keep in my rotation.
ER of Murrieta, CA
Got my Perdomo Slow-Aged yesterday, what a great cigar! I love Nicaragua tobacco and this one is comparable if not better than the best from Esteli. It was so good that I had to fire up another one, staying up way past my usual bed time. Excellent draw and taste at an unbelievable price. Thanks again CI, as always, you guys are the best!
LL of San Diego, CA

Slow-Aged by Perdomo

Steve R
Every now and then I catch wind of a new cigar that makes me grow as impatient as an eight year old kid on Christmas morning. Carmen our inventory manager tries to keep these shipments a secret, knowing I’ll bug him on a daily basis to see if it has arrived. Slow-Aged was one of those shipments. It only took a few words for me to grab my attention: Perdomo, bundle, bargain. I love Perdomo and I love bargains. Put them together and you’ve got Steve dialing Carmen’s extension every time I see a truck pull up to the receiving docks. Well, they finally arrived.

Slow-Aged is a good looking bundled cigar, available in one size only, a 6”x52 toro called ‘Glorioso’. Prior to smoking my first 2, I knew nothing about this cigar. Since then, I’ve learned that the natural wrapper is a dark Connecticut shade leaf and the filler is a blend of three different Nicaraguan tobaccos. Perdomo, bundle, bargain, toro, complex...and I haven’t even talked about how it smokes, yet! So, I’ll do that now. It smokes great! I’m only about a quarter of the way through my bundle so far, but I can tell this one’s a winner. Each cigar performed beautifully. The burn was slow, cool and stayed even from start to finish. The flavor was rich and smooth. I noticed a unique trace of coffee and cocoa complemented by a slight creaminess that gradually became more robust as the cigar burned. Although Slow-Aged is not as full-bodied as the rest of Perdomo’s arsenal, it has some noticeable pop that will get’cha if you’re on an empty stomach or had your fill of Schlitzes. But the real focus with this cigar is on flavor. Well rounded, mature and never overwhelming, the Glorioso is a cool burning handmade that puts out a generous dose of refined flavor that’s easy on the palate. The aftertaste is subtle, but lingers just long enough to keep you satisfied. I like everything this cigar has to offer. The glossy, darker than usual Connecticut shade wrapper, the bold, complex flavors, the perfect draw. All this for a price that’s second to none. Once again, Tabacalera Perdomo scores big points.

Slow-Aged No. 826


"Slow-Aged No. 826", tell me that isn't the perfect Barry White song title? Or maybe one of the lost Mozart Concertos, who knows? I've been smoking this for the past week and brought some along on my first round (well 9 holes) of golf for the year. Lesson #1: it was windy as hell so learn from me - you need 1 cigar per hole on windy days or you'll feel like a schmuck b/c the 5-pack you brought will be gone by the 4th hole. Dammit. Lesson #2: this beaut is not for the following situation: "hey Sally, never tried a cigar before, try this one." Sally's green complexion didn't even go-away when she returned from the can.

Are you awake yet? You bet, I lit one of the Connecticut Broadleaf Maduros about 10 minutes before I started typing and I'm rip-roaring and ready to go. The rich, rich body of the Nicaraguan filler and abundant full-flavored aroma will violate that plug-in air-freshener you've got plugged in your office. A seemingly generous helping of ligero leaf (that top part of the leaf that ads a deep almost bitter flavor) is at just the right amount to provide a unique flavor profile that fills every part of your palate and finishes with an espresso-bean flavor lingering on the back part of your tongue. About mid-way through, the richness mellows a bit and I've started to taste the sweetness of the maduro wrapper more prominently. The size is perfect for me, generously proportioned at a 52 ring gauge and 6 inches. This clearly adds to the robust-ness of flavor. The burn is a bit ornery at first, but the ash holds firm to well over an inch with little flaking even with a slightly awkward shaped burn.

The final half is a true-delight, you can burn this to your fingertips. The cigar is perfectly chock full of tobacco, rolled extremely well, and truly up-to the perfecting Perdomo standards - those guys really know what they’re doing. Billy Perdomo now runs the shop in Nicaragua and I'm telling you - they're doing so many good things right now. I had the pleasure of seeing him in action at CigarFest '05 and he is amazing. Now, the best part, true to the Gonz cheapskate style - this cigar is $2 a stick! What a gem. Light up a few, be prepared for a circus of dancing magicians and you'll get nothing less.

Light'em up!