The Por Larrañaga TAA En Cedro cigar is a limited production of 1,000 boxes of 16 for 2015. As of now only a Double Toro size has been produced and is sold exclusively at (TAA) retailers. Presented by Altadis U.S.A it joins a long list of cigars in their arsenal.
Size: 6 x 56
Vitola: Double Toro
Wrapper: Jalapa Corojo – Nicaragua
Binder: Jalapa – Nicaragua
Filler: Estelí, Jalapa and Condega – Nicaragua
Price: $9.50 (price paid $7.60)
The Por Larrañaga TAA En Cedro cigar is made in Honduras in the La Flor de Copan factory which is located in Santa Rosa de Copan, Honduras and uses tobacco from Nicaragua.
The Por Larrañaga TAA En Cedro features a cedar sleeve.
Tobacconists’ Association of America, Ltd. (TAA) is made up of a select group of tobacconists that adhere to rigid guidelines so the presentation of this cigar is top notch.
Por Larrañaga TAA En Cedro by Altadis USA paired with Tank No 7 Farmhouse Ale
This is a nice looking cigar, feels substantial in the hand, invisible seams with visible veins and noticeable diamond dust over the entire cigar roma. The aroma is a mellow sweet tobacco. The cold draw is firm with flavors of sweet tobacco and dried fruit.
The Por Larrañaga TAA En Cedro foot band
The cigar is constructed well and has a smooth profile. Sweet tobacco, baking spice and dried fruit are the predominant flavors. The cigar is a mild-medium body and the retrohale is very smooth with the dried fruit and tobacco mentioned above combining with small amounts of pepper and cedar.
Por Larrañaga TAA En Cedro great construction allows for a perfect cut
Finishing up the Por Larrañaga TAA En Cedro
After smoking the cigar for some time, coffee sneaks into the retrohale and the cigar continues to be Well balanced within its flavor wheelhouse. There is little complexity smoking this cigar which is not a bad thing for the experience. Towards the end of the smoke, I felt some saltiness picking up in intensity. As I was doing the review, I ordered a 5-pack as a testimony to enjoying this cigar.
About the TAA
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