Arturo Fuente Añejo Review

Brand: Arturo Fuente                      Country: Dominican Republic
Size: No.55 6 x 55                         Wrapper: Maduro
Price: $12.00                           No. Smoked: 2

Arturo Fuente Anejo Review

The Label Factor:

The Arturo Fuente Añejo tests the limits of how much stuff you can put on a cigar. You’ve got a label, a cedar strip wrapped around, and a red ribbon tied on the foot. I was half expecting a secondary band to hidden beneath the cedar. Combined it all works, and make the Añejo one of Arturo Fuentes more attractive offerings.

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Black Label Trading Company Last Rites Review

Brand: Black Label Trading Company               Country: Nicaragua/Honduras
Size: 5 x 54                                                        Wrapper: Aged Ecuadorian Maduro
Price: $14.00

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The Label Factor:

When using a skull or pirate theme, a fine line exists between cool and lame. Luckily, Black Label Trading has landed squarely in the “cool” section. Combined with the toothy, dark chocolate wrapper, the Last Rites looks delicious, to say the least. If I had to change one thing, I would make the label a little less bulky, so that I could smoke longer without removing it.

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Camacho Triple Maduro Review

Brand: Camacho                               Country: Honduras
Size: 4 1/2 x 50                                 Wrapper: Maduro
Price: $11.60 (Buy)

Camacho Triple Maduro Review

The Label Factor:

Camacho is one of the most consistently attractive label makers out there, with the Triple Maduro being one of my favorites. I was disappointed to learn they are undergoing a rebranding effort, with new labels across the board. Perhaps we need an Occupy Camacho movement because, in my opinion, the old bands are cooler!

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Rocky Patel Vintage 1990 Review

Brand: Rocky Patel                                   Country:  Honduras
   Size: 7 x 48                                            Wrapper:  Maduro
 Price: $8.90 (Buy)

Rocky Patel Vintage 1990 Review

The Label Factor:

Despite being rather plain, the Rocky Patel Vintage 1990 has an attractive label. The deep red and gold of the label really stands out against the dark brown maduro wrapper, giving a very classy appearance to an already distinguished looking stick. If this guy smoked cigars, it was probably the RP Vintage 1990. And for the record, I have no idea who that is, I just googled “distinguished” and he popped up. I doubt he was smoking cigars post 1990 though… or living.

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