Frederique Constant & Cohiba Limited Edition Watch

August 18, 2010

 

Not to be confused with the prestigious and highly sought after Cuban cigar brand of the same name, the Dominican Republic based Cohiba company has teamed up with Frederique Constant to produce a limited edition watch set. Each timepiece is set beautifully in a special designed box that can be used as a humidor.

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Cigar Review: La Aurora 107 Belicoso

August 18, 2010
 
Binder: Dominican
Wrapper: Ecuador
Tobacco: Dominican and Nicaragua
Length: 6 1/4
Ring Gauge: 52
 
One of the most enjoyable aspects of being a cigar smoker to me is trying out different cigars and finding a gem. Last week I had the pleasure of being introduced to the La Aurora 107. The La Aurora Cigar company has had a great run producing cigars in the Dominican Republic.
 
Their 100 Anos Limited Edition is a favorite of many long time smokers and the Aurora Preferidos Robusto scored an impressive 93 in Cigar Aficionado. The La Aurora 107 commemorates Aurora’s 107th year in business. While I do think it is an odd year to honor, this cigar is one of my new favorites.
 
First of all this is a great looking cigar. It features a beautiful sun grown brown wrapper. It has a couple of veins but they are very thin and contained. The 107 is tightly packed from head to toe as well. I got a nice scent of cream and spice when I smelled it.
 
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