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Not too long ago, the Nicaraguan cigar was the third most consumed cigar, behind the Dominican Republic and Honduras.
Recently, it overtook Honduras to become the second most popular premium cigar; this popularity is partly due to the rich soil very similar to Cuba’s in terms of texture and chemical composite.
10 Best Nicaraguan Cigars
This cigar brand is a Handmade Nicaraguan premium blend by the critically acclaimed Plascencia family.
It is composed of only Nicaraguan tobacco and beautifully represents the native soil by providing a mixed flavor of pepper, and nuts blending into a sweeter flavor of cinnamon and dark chocolate.
With a smooth smoke, this robusto is wrapped in habano leaf and won’t disappoint!
This handmade brand features a dual Connecticut blend; that is, the mild tobacco is used for both the binder and wrapper, resulting in a creamy and succulent experience with rich aromatic complexity.
It has a burn time of 70minutes. Check out detailed review of the Brick House brand here.
The Perdomo Sun Grown Cigar offers a vibrant bouquet of spices, composed of gourmand oud and coffee notes. This brand is known for prolonged tobacco aging and maturing leaves in whisky barrels giving it exceptional caramelized flavors. It has a burn time of 95minutes.
The La Aroma De Cuba features a combined taste of smoked almond, leather, cedars, and cocoa, displaying many Nicaraguan spices. It has an Ecuadorian wrap and a Nicaraguan tobacco mix with Cuban seed fill.
In general, Nicaragua is known for its beautiful sites in the form of lakes and volcanoes. The presence of these volcanoes has contributed immensely to the rich minerals found in Nicaraguan soils which are then enjoyed through their cigars. Aside from the beautiful sites, Nicaragua is known for its culture.
Traditionally, Nicaragua has a reputation as a country that produces one of the most robust cigars. This is due to the rich minerals present in the soil contributing to the flavor of the cigars.
Indeed, based on the simple and old rule of thumb, the best mild cigars came from the Dominican Republic, while the strongest Cigars were made in the Nicaraguan Republic.
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