News of the Week – IPCPR Updates and More

Drew Estate Booth at IPCPR

Drew Estate Booth at IPCPR. Image credit: The Cigar Authority

As you probably know, the IPCPR trade show for this year just wrapped up, running from Monday, July 10th through Friday, July 14th. So there has been a lot of news over the past week. Let’s catch up on some of the highlights.

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Cigar Review – Montecristo Linea 1935 – Maltes

MontecristoOrigin : Cuba
Size : 6" (153) x 53
Brand Strength : Full (line 1935)
Box Year : Pre-release
Hand-Made
Price : NA
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During the previous Festival del Habanos held in March in Havana, few brands were celebrated. The major one was Montecristo. Habanos S.A. released during the Gala dinner, at the end of the week, the Linea 1935 from the Montecristo Marca. This linea, with 3 full bodied cigars, is an addition to the medium to full classic line and the medium open line.

Draw : ★★★★½☆
Burn : ★★★★★☆
Flavour : ★★★★☆☆
Aroma : ★★★½☆☆
strength : ★★★★☆☆

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Cigar Review – Romeo Y Julieta Churchill


Origin : CubaRomeo y Julieta
Format : Julieta No.2
Size : 178 X 47
Brand strength : Medium
Hand-Made
Cuba
Price : £17
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Draw : ★★★★★☆
Burn : ★★★★☆☆
Flavour : ★★★★★☆
Aroma : ★★★★★☆
Strength : ★★★☆☆☆

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Cigar Review – Vegas Robaina Clasico 1999

Origin : CubaVegas Robaina
Format : Lonsdale
Size : 165 x 16.67 mm
Ring : 42
Weight : 10.8 g
Hand-Made
Price : ~$13 each
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Vegas Robaina was created in 1997 after the famous Robaina family known for growing the finest wrapper in the San Luis area in Pinar del Region, in Cuba. At the origin of the creation of the Marca, Don Alejandro, the old man and true legend in the world of cigar was looking after the family plantation. This year Vegas robin celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Draw : ★★★½☆☆
Burn : ★★★★½☆
Flavour : ★★★★☆☆
Aroma : ★★★½☆☆
Strength : ★★☆☆☆☆

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Cigar Review – Davidoff Primero Maduro Nicaragua

DavidoffOrigin : Dominican Republic
Format : Petit Panatela
Size : 4'3" x 38
Wrapper : Nicaragua
Filler : Nicaragua
Binder : Nicaragua
Hand-Made
Price : ~$7 each
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Draw : ★★★★★☆
Burn : ★★★★½☆
Flavour : ★★★☆☆☆
Aroma : ★★★☆☆☆
Strength : ★★★★½☆

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Cigar Review – H. Upmann Half Corona

Origin : CubaH. Upmann
Format : Half Corona
Size : 3 1/2" (90 mm) X 44
Hand-Made
Hand-Made : Light to Medium
Price : ~$6 each
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H. Upmann cigars are classified by Habanos S.A. as light to medium strength and as a global brand in their portfolio.
The brand was first introduced in 1844.

Draw : ★★★★½☆
Burn : ★★★½☆☆
Flavour : ★★★☆☆☆
Aroma : ★★★½☆☆
Strength : ★★★☆☆☆

Overall : ★★★½☆☆

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Cigar Review – El Septimo Exception White

El SeptimoOrigin : Costa Rica
Size : 130 x 60
Hand-Made : 10 Years old tobacco
Price : ~$50
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Draw : ★★★★★☆
Burn : ★★★★½☆
Flavour : ★★★★★☆
Aroma : ★★★★½☆
Strength : ★★★½☆☆

Overall : ★★★★½☆

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Cigar Review – H Upmann Connoisseur No.1

Origin : CubaH. Upmann
Format : Hermosos No.4
Size : 127 x 19.05 mm (5 x 48)
Hand-Made
Price : ~$12 each
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H. Upmann cigars are classified by Habanos S.A. as light to medium strength and as a global brand in their portfolio.
The brand was first introduced in 1844.

Draw : ★★★½☆☆
Burn : ★★★½☆☆
Flavour : ★★★★☆☆
Aroma : ★★★★★☆
Strength : ★★★★☆☆

Overall : ★★★★☆☆

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