Top 11 Nicaraguan Cigars

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Nicaragua, also called The Republic of Nicaragua, is located between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean sea in Central America. Nicaragua is roughly the size of England and Wales combined and is home to dramatic terrain of lakes, volcanoes, and beaches, the capital of Nicaragua Republic is Managua.

The country embodies different cultures and beautiful geography making her a pleasant tourist site. The people of Nicaragua are called Nicaraguans. To the north of the country sits the Vast Lake Managua and the stratovolcano, Momotombo and to the south lies Granada.

One of the common occupations practiced in Nicaragua is tobacco farming; the country is known to have one of the best soils for growing tobacco; this results from the volcanic activities around, which gives the soil a high profile. This country is regarded as one of the best producers of Cigarettes.

Not too long ago, the Nicaraguan cigar was the third most consumed cigarette, behind the Dominican Republic and Honduras. Recently, it overtook Honduras to become the second most popular premium cigars; this popularity is partly due to the rich soil very similar to Cuba’s in terms of texture and chemical composite.

Basic information on Nicaraguan Cigars is highlighted in this article.

11 Nicaraguan Cigars And What Makes Them Unique

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1. The Plascencia Alma Fuente

Plascencia Alma Fuente

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 leather, coffee beans’ aroma, and hints of spices like cinnamon and anise.

It has a smoke time of 75minutes and a Jalapa wrap.

2. Olivia Serie V Melanio

This is handmade by Olivia Cigars. It comprises Ecuadorian Sumatra wrap and Jalapa, Nicaraguan tobacco, Condengo, and Estelí. It has a burn time of 60 minutes and produces an elegant flavor that is well balanced and harmonious. The taste also contains notes of rosewood, black pepper, agarwood, and molasses. The perfect cigar for a wedding celebration.

The Wise Man Maduro3. Foundation Cigars (the Wise man Maduro)

It was founded in 2015 and comprised a Coroja 99 Jalapa binder, a Mexican San Andres wrap, and Nicaraguan tobacco fill.

This combination results in a harmonic bouquet of bold flavor and has a burn time of 95minutes.

4. Nub Sumatra

This is another handmade stogie, Oliva Cigars that produces a richly flavored brand and produces a flavorsome experience. It contains pure Nicaraguan tobacco, an Ecuadorian Sumatra wrap, and a Nicaraguan binder.

It has a burn time of 50minutes.

C Newman Brick House5. C Newman Brick House Double Connecticut

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.

6. Perdomo 20th Anniversary Sun Grown

This handmade brand 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.

7. Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9

This brand is handmade, featuring a mix of Honduran and Nicaraguan Cuban seed filler, a Brazilian binder, and a Connecticut broadleaf wrap; this results in a buttery textured flavor. It has a burn time of 90minutes.

8. Mombacho Tierra Volcan

This handmade brand has a burn time of 90minutes and features a blend of Jalapa and Condega tobacco, a Condega binder, and a Jalapa wrap resulting in a unique flavor.

My Father Le Bijou 19229. My Father Le Bijou 1922

It is handmade and features a mix of Cuban seed and Nicaraguan tobacco, a Nicaraguan Oscuro-Oscuro wrap, and a Nicaraguan binder.

It has a burn time of 100 minutes and a mix of lavish oils and bold flavors 

10. E.P Carrillo Encore Majestic

This brand is handmade and produced in the Dominican Republic, featuring a mix of Estelí, Condega, and Jalap tobacco, both its binder and wrap are Nicaraguan. And is sometimes regarded as a foreign cigar 

11. La Aroma De Cuba Edicion Especial

It 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.

Bottom Line

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. 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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Best Nicaraguan Cigars

Let's have a look at the best Nicaraguan Cigars, popular due to the rich soil and chemical composite.

The Plascencia Alma Fuente
Olivia Serie V Melanio
Foundation Cigars
Nub Sumatra
C Newman Brick House Double Connecticut
Perdomo 20th Anniversary Sun Grown
Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9
Mombacho Tierra Volcan
My Father Le Bijou 1922
E.P Carrillo Encore Majestic
La Aroma De Cuba Edicion Especial
Dan Stevenson

Dan Stevenson

I have been smoking cigars for 30 years and counting, I started at 18 years old with mild Cubans and worked my way up to medium and now bold. I own 4 humidors, that I try to keep stocked at all times.

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