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Cigar News: Cigar Release List – September 2023

Monthly, we will put together a list of all of the cigars that were released, or announced to be released, in the previous month. This should give you an easy way to stay in tune with new releases.

Partagas de Bronce Corona Gorda

Team Cigar Review: Partagas de Bronce Corona Gorda

The Partagas de Bronce Corona Gorda started out with some interesting flavors in the first third, centered around floral and lavender components. As the cigar progressed, the profile became more linear and average. Given the ultra premium price point, I was expecting more from the flavor profile, so this is something I wouldn't return to based on my experience.

Romeo y Julieta Envy Amulet

Personal Cigar Review: Romeo y Julieta Envy Amulet

The Romeo y Julieta Envy Amulet had an average flavor profile through the first two thirds with a dry profile focused around toasted cedar, dry earth and black pepper. The final third dropped a level as the char appeared. Overall, I wasn't impressed with this cigar as the flavor profile was pretty mundane and didn't finish well. Not a cigar I'd see myself returning to.

Black Works Studio Poison Dart Corona Gorda

Team Cigar Review: Black Works Studio Poison Dart Corona Gorda

Like many Black Works Studio offerings, this cigar showed deepness in flavors as well as a good head spin with it's higher nicotine delivery. Being rich and rustic in flavors, this Black Works Studio Poison Dart Corona Gorda will please any existing fans of the brand as well as welcome new smokers willing to smoke the darker side.

La Aroma de Cuba Connecticut Corona

Team Cigar Review: La Aroma de Cuba Connecticut Corona

The Connecticut definitely had some strength and body, and the flavors were darker than your typical Connecticut as well. It really captured that modern Connecticut. I have a feeling that the cigar will be softer in a larger format, and that may make those more appealing to me. Overall, the La Aroma de Cuba Connecticut Corona was a solid cigar.

Oliva Serie O Maduro Robusto

Personal Cigar Review: Oliva Serie O Maduro Robusto

The Oliva Serie O Maduro Robusto didn't start all that great with some staleness and carboard, but things came together in the second third with a nice combination of flavors, but then waned in the final half of the cigar. Not a bad offering, but not all that exciting either. This is a step above the Natural offering in the line, but I'm not sure I'd see myself coming back to it with any frequency.

Team Cigar Review: Artista Harvest Robusto

Team Cigar Review: Artista Harvest Robusto

It's been a while since I had a consistently good Artista. This Artista Harvest Robusto hits in all the great ways. Sweet, spicy, stone fruit, all working in great harmony. If you're like me and pass on most Artista cigars, don't turn your head on this one and try a few.

Team Cigar Review: Davidoff Nicaragua 10th Anniversary Limited Edition

Team Cigar Review: Davidoff Nicaragua 10th Anniversary Limited Edition

This Davidoff Nicaragua 10th Anniversary Limited Edition is one of the few that is worthy of a limited edition/anniversary. Not the most transitional of blends but from start to finish, the cigar was amazingly flavorful and balanced. Pick one up or enjoy two hours with this at your favorite cigar shop.

Team Cigar Review: Casa 1910 Soldadera Edition Sampetrina

Team Cigar Review: Casa 1910 Soldadera Edition Sampetrina

This Casa 1910 Soldadera Edition Sampetrina was a nice Robusto and a solid Connecticut. I would say that it rode the Average/Good line in every category, but it continued to deliver so I had to go with Good overall. I would definitely smoke the cigar again, but at the price I wouldn't pick up a handful of them. Nice profile of cedar, hay, earth and cream.

Team Cigar Review: Punch Golden Era Robusto

Team Cigar Review: Punch Golden Era Robusto

This Punch Golden Era Robusto is by far one of the best non-Cuban Punch I have ever had. The interplay of creamed cherries, effervescence and Hawaiian sweet bread was enjoyable every single puff. And for an MSRP of $9.99 per cigar, this is no doubt a box buy.

Cigar News: Aganorsa Leaf Supreme Leaf Perfecto Announced

Aganorsa Leaf is proud to announce the latest size of Supreme Leaf—one of our most exciting and sought-after cigars ever produced. Using the same blend of entirely Aganorsa Leaf tobaccos grown on our farms in Nicaragua and packed in the same vibrant colors as the original production, Supreme Leaf’s seventh release will appear in a 6x54 Perfecto vitola.

Cigar News: Meerapfel Ernest Announced

In the late 1800s, Ernest MEERAPFEL left his family and the comfort and safety of his village of Untergrombach, to set sail and revolutionize the world of premium tobacco. In a similar way to the generations that came before him, Ernest traveled the seas and explored new territories to present the premium cigar landscape with a new sacred leaf.

Cigar News: Black Label Trading Company Bishops Blend Novemdiales Announced

Novemdiales is handcrafted at Fabrica Oveja Negra in Esteli, Nicaragua. It represents a revised iteration of the original Bishops Blend, by using a Pennsylvania wrapper with other slight revisions. Those that have grown to love this release will still recognize the distinctive flavors of the past with a fresh, nuanced perspective.

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