PIO Resurrection Torpedo

PIO Resurrection Torpedo

Origin : USA
Format : Torpedo
Size : 6 x 52
Wrapper : Connecticut Broadleaf (Maduro)
Filler : Dominican/Mexican
Binder : Ecuador
Hand-Made
Price : ~$10.00 

This cigar, created by Alberto Medina, is his signature cigar to commemorate the return of himself to the cigar world and his brand PIO, after his lawsuit over his former PIO “Overture” line. My local B&M, Habana House, had been talking these sticks up and saying they were pretty good and had to try them, so I gave in eventually and purchased a few as well as receiving some from the PIO factory from Alberto to write this review on. I have to admit, they weren’t much of a looker, but hell, neither are Padrons. So this is what I thought of the PIO Resurrection

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PIO Resurrection Robusto

PIO Resurrection Robusto

Origin : USA
Format : Robusto
Size : 5 x 50
Wrapper : Connecticut Broadleaf (Maduro)
Filler : Nicaragua/Mexico
Hand-Made
Price : $147.99 for a box of 20 

The PIO Resurrection line is a new release from PIO cigars based in Miami, FL. Alberto Medina came back to the cigar market after some legal issues with the PIO Overture 1996. The Resurrection line comes in three vitolas: a Churchill, a Torpedo, and the featured Robusto. The cigars are box-pressed which can be seen by the cigar’s perfect square shape.

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