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  1. Overview: Arturo Fuente Hemingway Line

    Overview: Arturo Fuente Hemingway Line

    The Hemingway line of cigars has become a staple of the Arturo Fuente portfolio since its inception in 1983.The Hemingway line combines a unique tobacco and a unique size to compose a truly exceptional cigar. The cigar features Domincan binder and filler leaf covered by an exceptional Cameroon wrapper. The Cameroon wrapper gives the cigar its rich flavor and exceptional balance between sweet and spice. The shape of the cigar is also unique to the Hemingway line. The line features a series of perfecto or figurado shaped cigars, formed using molds dating back to the 1920s. A perfecto/figurado is a cigar that is tapered at both ends. Many credit arturo Fuente, with the release of the Hemingway line as being a major reason why the perfecto has regained some popularity. A personal favorite of mine; the Hemingway offers woodsy notes balanced with a rich creaminess. The cigar also offers subtle notes of spice balanced by an almost citrusy sweetness. Personally this is one of my favorite ci

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  2. A New Twist on An Old Favorite; the Tatuaje ME II

    A New Twist on An Old Favorite; the Tatuaje ME II

    Introducing, the newest release from Pete Johnson of Tatuaje; the ME II. Unlike the original Mexican Experiment released by Tatuaje in 2011, the new ME II will be a regular production cigar for the brand. The Tatuaje MEII is a slight twist on the original 2011 ME release. The cigar features a Mexican San Andres wrapper with Nicaraguan binder and filler tobacco. The cigar will be offered in four sizes (Toro 5 ¾ x 50, Robusto 5 x 54, Churchill 6 ½ x 49, and Belicoso 5 x 52). The cigars unlike the original ME release; that was packaged in a bundle format will be offered in 15 count boxes.

    Smoking Experience:

    The cigar begins by featuring rich notes of dark chocolate, earth, oak, and a subtle spice. As the cigar continues to burn the flavors ramp up in intensity; while maintaining a very consistent profile. The flavors are especially prevalent on the retohale of this particular cigar. Overall the cigar performed extremely well; providing rich flavors, in a medium bodied

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  3. The Davidoff Escurio

    The Davidoff Escurio

    In the year 2015 Davidoff released its second installment into what is known as the “black- label series” of cigars.The cigar in question was called the Escurio. The “black- label series” was groundbreaking for Davidoff; in the way that it used exotic tobaccos sourced outside of the Dominican. The success of this series has shaped the Davidoff portfolio into what it is today. Prior to the black-label series of cigars Davidoff had been known as a brand that focused on lighter blends, with a focus on dominican tobaccos. The success of blends like the Escurio, changed that perception forever. The Escurio blend is one of my personal favorites, and is somewhat of an underrated blend in the Davidoff portfolio.

    When we think of traditional tobacco producing countries, we typically think of two countries; the Dominican and Nicaragua. The Escurio shines a spotlight on a lesser known tobacco producer; Brazil. The cigar features a Brazilian binder, as well as composing the majority of

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  4. Davidoff Aniversario; Special Series Cigars

    The Davidoff Aniversario;Special Series cigars are unique sizes and phenomenal cigars worthy of celebrating any occasion.The Davidoff Aniversario Special series pays homage to some of the most classic and iconic sizes and shapes ever crafted. These classic Cubanesque sizes include, robustos, culebras, perfectos and other figurados. Davidoff has blended these sizes into iconic offerings including, the Double R, Special R, and Special T, and No.3 sizes. Like every Davidoff; these cigars are expertly crafted, offering a consistent smoking experience with every draw.

    Each cigar within the series features an expertly crafted blend; that is designed to highlight the particular shape and size. Overall the Special series within the aniversario line features Dominican tobacco’s highlighted by a stunning Connecticut wrapper leaf. The Series is characterized by notes of leather, nuts, black pepper and spices; balanced by an underlying creaminess through out. The Special Series is an ex

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  5. The Davidoff Aniversario No.3: A Standout Cigar Available at Regency Cigar

    The Davidoff Aniversario No.3: A Standout Cigar Available at Regency Cigar

    Every cigar line seems to have that one size that stands out amongst the rest as being special. For the Davidoff Aniversario Series of cigars that size is the No. 3. The Davidoff Aniversario No. 3 takes everything we love about the Aniversario series to the next level. The Aniversario Series was initially Created to celebrate the 80th birthday of Zino Davidoff in 1986. The No. 3 size was blended specifically to be the most full-bodied and the richest cigar among the line.In doing this davidoff created the most unique and complex offering among all their Aniversario Cigars.

    Format: Toro

    Size: 6X50

    Body: Medium

    Wrapper:Ecuador - Connecticut

    Binder :Dominican Republic - Hybrid Olor/Piloto Seco

    Filler: Dominican Republic - Piloto Ligero | 2x San Vicente Ligero | Olor Seco

    Review:

    The cigar begins with notes of cedar and a slight spice; the spice is more present on the retrohale. The spice is balanced nicely by a subtle, but

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  6. The Padron 1964 Anniversary Line

    The Padron 1964 Anniversary Line

    The Padron 1964 Anniversary line of cigars was introduced in 1994, to commemorate the companies 30th anniversary. Many will argue that the 1964 was the blend that put Padron on the map; catapulting them to where they are today. Today Padron is one of the most recognizable, and awarded brands in the industry. The tobacco for the 1964 Anniversary is aged at least four years and is rolled, then boxed pressed to honor the age-old Cuban tradition of box pressing cigars. Each size within the line is blended as a Nicaraguan puro, and is offered with either a sungrown, or maduro wrapper leaf.

    Blend Info: Wrapper: Nicaraguan Maduro / Natural

    Binder: Nicaraguan

    Filler: Nicaraguan

    Smoking Experience:

    After lighting the cigar; the initial thing most people notice when smoking a Padron is the cigars draw. Padrons tend to be on the looser side; putting out tons of thick textured smoke. The cigar provides ample flavors of semi-sweet baking chocolate, earth,

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  7. Opus X Heaven and Earth Coming Soon

    This year’s Heaven and Earth release is definitely something to be excited about! Heaven and Earth is a collection of some of the rarest Opus X sizes to date. Last year we saw the BBMF (6 ½ x 64) and Tauros the Bull (6 x 52) which will both make a return this year in addition to a new size Earth Black (6 ⅞ x 44 Torpedo) and Purple Rain, Fuente’s 2018 Holiday release (another 6 ⅞ x 44 Torpedo). Each set will come with 10 very special Opus X cigars, each with only 200 boxes being produced. A portion of every cigar sold is donated to Arturo Fuentes Cigar Family Charitable Foundation, a program that builds up programs for children in the Dominican Republic. Coming soon to Regency Cigar.
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  8. RARE CIGARS AT RCE

    Do you scour the web over and over searching for those extremely rare cigars that are so hard to find that it make you wonder if they are real or just stories of legend and myth passed on to tease and torcher the next generation of cigar smoker? Well, we have great news for you! The cigars are real and now for the first time we will be making them available on our website! That right, from time to time those rare and seemingly impossible to find cigars will be available right here at regencycigar.com. So if you haven’t, sign up to the RCE Rare Club. When it comes to some of the most sought after rare cigars in the world Arturo Fuente tends to be the master of rare releases. Have You heard of Opus 13, Opus X 20th Anniversary, Hemingway Sun Grown, Don Arturo Gran Aniverxario, Opus X 888, BBMF or Torus the Bull? Yes they are real extremely rare but never the less real. And the best part is we get them all! And we release them to those who are wise enough to shop locally at Regency Cig

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  9. Buy Cigars Online at RCE

    Regency Cigar Emporium has been the preferred destination for Rhode Island cigar smokers for over 20 years. Regency Cigar offers an unparalleled range of products at the industries best prices. Offering everything from your everyday smoke, all the way to the rarest and most sought after cigars produced; while covering everything in between. Regency Cigar offers an unprecedented assortment of the industries top brands, including ; Davidoff,Padron, Arturo Fuente, La Flor Dominicana, Ashton, and many more.Regency can also guarantee that each cigars is stored safely in ideal temperature, and humidity. Aside from cigars Regency offers a wide variety of accessories to fit the needs of any cigar smoker; with featured brands like S.T. Dupont, Savoy, and Xikar. Regency Cigar is also home to one of the most knowledgeable, and attentive teams of cigar experts the industry has to offer. The staff treats each, and every sale as a priority and is prepared to answer any and every question the cons

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  10. The Avo Improvisation Limited Edition 2019 Has Arrived

    The 2019, and seventh installment in AVO’s Improvisation Series has hit the shelf's of Regency Cigar Emporium. AVO’s Improvisation series is a limited series based on a cigar inspirations that creates rich noteworthy experiences for all to celebrate any occasion. This series is known for its incorporation of elements of previously released cigars from the brand.Also Interestingly enough Avo Uvezian way back in 2001 became the first cigar manufacturer to produce an annual limited edition cigar.

    The first thing to notice about this years release is the cigars packaging; that was inspired by the box pressed cigar molds used to shape the cigars in the rolling process at the factory.The box itself features two trays of ten cigars for a total of twenty cigars to each box. The cigar itself is a 6 x 52 box-pressed toro. Tobaccos from three different countries including a rich brown Ecuadorian wrapper that provides an initial aroma that features a hints of sweet cedar and earth. The

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