Reserva Especial Cuatro Cinco Petit Corona

I purchased this cigar on the recommendation of my local cigar store, described as their most premium blend for the Joya Range.

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Scent from fresh is an inviting blend of vanilla raisin biscuits. Smooth wrapper with a consistent pack apart from a slightly lumpy cap.

Quality band but it’s simply too big for this vitola, edging on inconvenient. I have to say the words “reserva especial” had my expectations set high.

The first few draws had hints of oat cookies, peanuts and wood, such a great combination, I’m impressed so far.

In 2013 Joya de Nicaragua released Cuatro Cinco Edición Limitada, an exclusive cigar containing 100% Nicaraguan fillers and five-year old ligeros aged inside vintage oak barrels. Now at this point I really feel like an amateur because I was not aware that there are three different types of tobacco leaves: Ligeros top, Seco Middle and volado are the bottom leaves.

I now see why this cigar was recommended, medium strength with great full flavours of nut, sweet wood and just a hint of pepper, incredibly enjoyable.

73 Minutes

$31.50 AUD

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