New to the Humidor – Summer and Fall 2012

The Cigars listed in this post have been added to Regency Cigar Emporium’s Humidor over the last few months. This post can help you get to know a little more about some of the new brands we are carrying as well as new lines and sizes.  We recommend giving these cigars a try.  They are all amazing in their own way.

Avion 12
Filler: Nigaraguan
Binder: Nicaraguan
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano Maduro
Size: 5 5/8 x 48  Perfecto
MSRP: $8.50
About: Originally created as part of a sampler for Holts Cigar Co. in Philidelphia, the Avion 12 is the basically smaller version of the Avion 11.  It is a beautiful looking full-bodied cigar with an attractive wrapper and interesting shape that feels good in the hand. When lit, it provides tons of smoke with a great draw and many wonderful flavors including pepper, earthiness, lots of cocoa, and a bit of wood.

Avo 25TH Anniversary
Filler: Dominican Piloto Ligero, San Vincente Ligero, Olor/Piloto Visus
Binder: Dominican Piloto
Wrapper: Dominican Crillo Sun-Grown Size:  6 x 52
About: “Upon the completion of his latest jazz melody, the 86-year-old Avo Uvezian, leaned back against his Bosendorfer grand piano and lit up one of his favorite cigars.  He began to reflect on his magical journey through the world of cigars over the last 25 years…The memories – the friends – the music – the cigars. To celebrate the 25 YEARS OF CIGARS IN PERFECT HARMONY, Avo Uvezian has decided to share with you his two greatest passions, the piano and the cigar. It is his passion for music and cigars that has presented Avo with such happiness throughout the last quarter century.  And today, in celebration of 25 years, Avo presents his passions to you…” – Avo Cigars Davidoff 2012 White Edition
Wrapper: Dominican Criollo
Binder: Dominican Piloto
Filler: Dominican Piloto Ligero, Criollo Visus, Olor/Piloto Hybrid Visus, Corojo Visus, San Vicente Ligero
Size: 5 3/4 x 52 Robusto Gordo
About: 2012’s version of the Limited Series which started back in 2002.  Every year, there is a new blend in a different vitola. This medium strength, full bodied (in flavor) cigar is made of various Dominican tobaccos.

Davidoff Puro D’oro Gigantes
Wrapper: Dominican Yamasa
Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican
Size: 5 ½ x 56
About:  The thickest of the Puro D’oro line, this new size dons the new golden band in addition to the foot-band. This is a full-bodied cigar with a smooth, distinct well-aged flavor. EPC INCH
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra / CT Broadleaf (Maduro)
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan and Dominican
Sizes: 5 7/8 x 60,  5 x 62,  6 1/8 x 64
MSRP: $8.25-10.50
About: These huge ring gauged medium-bodied cigars are very tasty with notes of cocoa, earth, cedar, and spices.  All measure over 60-ring gauge, hence the name Inch.  You will need a lot of fire to light this thing. Once lit, you will experience a ton of thick smoke that will fill the room.

Fausto 114
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Sizes: 4 1/2 x 52
About: This is a new Fausto size that was released along with the La Casita Criolla HBR and Avion 12.  It is a very peppery smoke with notes of cedar and earth.  Strength is full.

Flor de las Antillas
Wrapper: Nicaraguan
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Sizes: Belicoso 5 ½ x 52  Robusto 5 x 50  Toro 6 x 52  Toro Gordo  6 ½ x 56
MSRP: $8.00
About:  The Flor de las Antillas line by My Father Cigars, is a tribute to their Cuban heritage.  Flor de las Antillas translates to “The Flower of Antilles”, in which Cuba is the largest island in the Antilles. Cigar Aficionado gave the Toro a 92-point rating and the other sizes a 90-point rating.  These box-pressed cigars have a unique flavor consisting of nutmeg, lavender, leather, and a subtle cherry aftertaste.

Four Kicks Robusto Extra
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan Size: 5 ½ x 56
MSRP: $9.16
About: Crowned Heads is a Nashville-based company that was formed by formed employees of CAO in 2011.  This is their sixth size for the Four Kicks line. Blended by Ernesto Perez of EPC Cigars, these are some amazing new cigars.  They pack some great flavor into a medium bodied stick.

Jaime Garcia Reserva 2012
Wrapper: USA CT Broadleaf, Ecuadorian Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Size: 6 ½ x 52
About: This sweet and creamy mild to medium body cigar is the newest of the Jaime Garcia Reserva Limited Edition line. La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor Reserva
Wrapper: Mexican Cuban-Seed Oscuro
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Sizes: Beso 5 5/8 x 48 Divino 6 ¼ x 52 Maximo 5 ½ x 54 Romantico 6 7/8 x 50
MSRP: $8.50-9.95
About:  “Handcrafted in Nicaragua by Pepin and Jamie Garcia, this could very well be the Garcia Family’s finest cigar to date! Gorgeous chocolaty-brown Oscuro wrappers grown in Mexico from Cuban seeds accompany a beautifully-bold blend of the finest, most diligently-aged Nicaraguan tobaccos.  Full-bodied in strength, this new masterpiece boasts a rich and decadent flavor-profile defined by regal notes of earth, spice, cedar and a luscious chocolaty finish. Featuring a traditional Cuban-style box-pressed finish, La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor Reserva comes in 4 sterling sizes packaged in wooden chests of 24.” – La Aroma de Cuba La Casita Criolla HCR
Wrapper: CT Broadleaf
Binder: CT Broadleaf
Filler: CT Broadleaf Size: 5 x 50 Robusto
MSRP: $7.25
About: If you like Maduros, this may tickle your fancy.  It’s a 100% CT Broadleaf with medium body, containing slight notes of pepper, some sweetness, with flavor intensifying as you smoke it. La Duena
Wrapper: USA CT Broadleaf
Binder: USA CT Broadleaf, Nicaraguan
Filler: USA CT Broadleaf, Nicaraguan
Size: Five Sizes
MSRP: $7.50 – 9.25
About: By My Father Cigars, La Duena means “the female owner” in Spanish. It was made for Janny Garcia in collaboration with her brother Jaime Garcia and Pete Johnson.  It has a very sweet Broadleaf wrapper with a medium body in various sizes. LFD Limitado V
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Dominican
Size: 6 ½ x 54
About: About every two year, a new Limitado is released by La Flor Dominicana.  This year’s Limitado V is allegedly based off the original Limitado blend.  Only 2,000 boxes of 48 were made. This full-bodied smoke has flavors that include leather, cedar, coffee, slight pepper, chocolate, and earthiness. LFD Oscuro Torpedito
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra (Oscuro)
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican
Size: 4 ¾ x 50
About: An attractive looking medium to full-bodied smoke with earthy, woody, and cocoa notes as well as dried fruit and sweetness. This is an addition to the Ligero Cabinet Oscuro line.

Oliva Melanio V
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Sizes: Petit Corona 4 1/2 x 46  Robusto 5 x 52  Torpedo 6 1/2 x 52 Figurado 6 x 52 Churchill 7 x 50
MSRP: $8.00 – 14.00
About: This is a new line from Oliva, featuring an attractive Sumatra wrapper and Nicaraguan filler and binder.  Flavors include sweetness, spiciness, cocoa, leather, and according to halfweel, a hint of root beer!  It’s a full bodied cigar that many people have been excited about.

Padron 1964 #4
Wrapper: Nicaraguan
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Size: 6 x 60
MSRP: $14.50
About: This highly anticipated 60-ring gauge cigar is beautiful! This complex cigar has flavors of cocoa, hazelnut, and coffee and has been aged for four years. Tatuaje Cojonu 2012 Habano
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Size: 6 1/2 x 52
MSRP: $13.75
About:  This is the third addition to the Cojonu 2012 line.  After being released earlier in the year in book-looking dress boxes a CT Broadleaf and Sumatra wrappers, this was a wonderful surprise.  Now that the original wrappers have been re-released in plain boxes, the Habano wrapper was included in the mix. This medium-full-bodied smoke includes flavors such as cedar, cocoa, spice, and wood.

Viaje See our previous post about Viaje

Zino Platinum 10 Salomon
Wrapper: Nicaragua
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican, Peruvian
Size: 7 ¼ x 57
MSRP: $29.50
About: Celebrating Zino Platinum’s 10th year, Davidoff released this unique cigar that comes in a 64-count acrylic cube.