Toro

601 Black Toro (2021)

In October 2020, Espinosa Premium Cigars announced the return of its 601 Black, the company’s interpretation of a full-flavored Connecticut blend that was originally released by EO Brands—a…

E.P. Carrillo Short Run Retro 2021 Extended Play

Since launching E.P. Carrillo in 2009, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Jr. has introduced a plethora of blends, most under his eponymous company’s portfolio, along with a fair…

La Gloria Cubana Medio Tiempo Toro

Who doesn’t love a good buzzword, right? They appear all throughout society, whether it stems from a new type of technology, a phrase coined by…

Cavalier Genève BII Viso Jalapa Toro

Prior to the blend being reviewed today, Cavalier Genève had never used a viso Jalapa, Nicaragua leaf as a wrapper on a cigar. Rather than…

Joya de Nicaragua Selección de Torcedor 2019

When it comes to the vast majority of stories and reviews we write about cigars, the cigar in question is the standalone project. Yet in…

The Lost Angel 2021

As a general rule, cigar releases may go through many different iterations before they finally show up on retailer’s shelves: sometimes the packaging has to…

Camacho Factory Unleashed

In May, Davidoff of Geneva USA announced the newest release for its Camacho brand. The most notable parts of this cigar are two things that…

Saint Luis Rey Carenas Toro

The Altadis U.S.A. website lists 20 different brands, which is more than I would have guessed the company currently offers, though I don’t find the…

Cohiba Serie M

There is no brand quite like Cohiba. For whatever reason, the brand has garnered a cache that is unrivaled. While most of that is intended…

Córdoba & Morales Seasons Spring Edition

The turning of each new season brings not only new weather but also—at least in the case of Córdoba & Morales—a new series of cigars…

Vintage Rock-A-Feller Limited Edition Art of Magic Toro

The personal backgrounds of cigar brand owners are as varied as the number of cigars that they produce every year: some have been tobacco growers,…