All posts tagged: La Gloria Cubana

Cigar News: La Gloria Cubana Medio Tiempo Announced

Cigar News: La Gloria Cubana Medio Tiempo Announced

La Gloria Cubana will debut “Medio Tiempo,” a distinctive, three-cigar collection shipping to retailers on May 4. Medio Tiempo is a full-time addition to the La Gloria Cubana lineup, and comes on the heels of “Spirit of the Lady,’ a limited-edition release that launched in March.

Cigar News: La Gloria Cubana Spirit of the Lady Announced

Cigar News: La Gloria Cubana Spirit of the Lady Announced

La Gloria Cubana, the original boutique brand, has created a special five-country blend that celebrates the masterful artisans of the El Credito Cigar Factory in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Called “Spirit of the Lady,” the limited edition collection will be available exclusively at U.S. cigar shops beginning on March 2 and includes two box-pressed vitolas made from the finest aged tobaccos.

Team Cigar Review: La Gloria Cubana Spanish Press Robusto

Team Cigar Review: La Gloria Cubana Spanish Press Robusto

The La Gloria Cubana Spanish Press Robusto started out interesting with flavors of cedar, pepper, spices, leather, chocolate, citrus and earth. Unfortunately, between the burn issues and the average performance through the middle and last thirds, the overall experience ended up as quite forgettable.

Team Cigar Review: La Gloria Cubana Esteli Robusto

Team Cigar Review: La Gloria Cubana Esteli Robusto

The La Gloria Cubana Esteli Robusto is an interesting cigar with a flavor profile that has distinct evolution through each third. Reaching an overall flavor strength of medium-full at times, you're treated to earth, leather, toasted notes, spices, creme brulee, chocolate and baking spices.

Team Cigar Review: La Gloria Cubana Colección Reserva Robusto

Team Cigar Review: La Gloria Cubana Colección Reserva Robusto

I'm pleasantly surprised by this cigar. Luckily, with the talented blending skills of Ernesto Perez-Carrillo (and Jhonys Diaz), this brand is worth giving a serious look. A definite fly under the radar cigar that I will happily smoke more of in the future.