AJ Fernandez – New World (Robusto)

The New World scores very well amongst reviewers. Cigar Journal ranked this the #1 cigar in 2014.

The New World was named after Christopher Columbus’s discovery of tobacco in 1492. This was a father and son collaboration and it’s been a big hit.

It’s a Nicaraguan Puro. Wrapper is Dark Nicaragua, binder is Jalapa and filler is a blend of Ometepe, Condega and Esteli. This mixture makes for a spicy but smooth smoke.

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Price is where this cigar really shines. It’s around 5-7 bucks and you can’t beat it – especially with the current trend of cigars becoming outlandishly priced.

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The band is very attractive and comes off super easy. If you look at the details you’ll see how impressive it is.

Burn was flawless and never needed a touchup or relight. Strength is medium to full but not overwhelming. Draw was perfect.

This cigar is a winner and it’s definitely one that is great to have a few in the humidor.

 

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*Top 2 photos pulled from AJ Fernandez website. 

 

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