Arturo Fuente Cigars
With the holidays fast approaching many of us will be looking to get the perfect gift for the cigar aficionado in our life. Cigars are unique, in the way that they allow anyone to enjoy a taste of luxury. When buying cigars this Holiday season we like to focus on a philosophy of quality over quantity. The cigar should be something special; maybe something they normally would splurge on for themselves. Brands like Davidoff, Arturo Fuente, and Padron offer some exceptional cigars that can accomplish this luxurious feeling. A perfect example of a cigar worthy of gifting this holiday season is the Davidoff Limited Edition Year of the Rat. A cigar like this is rich, flavorful and complex and is an excellent cigar to celebrate an occasion with. Purchasing one or two cigars of this caliber, rather than a handful of their “everyday” cigars is a great way to give your loved one a few hours of luxury and show them how special they are to you. Another important thing to note when purchasing cig
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
Arturo Fuente Opus X Lost City; A Cigar Born in Hollywood
The Arturo Fuente Opus X Lost City; a phenomenal cigar, with a unique origin story. The cigars origin is intertwined with the bright lights of Hollywood. In early 2004 production of the movie The Lost City began; featuring the actor/ director Andy Garcia. The film focuses on a family attempting to navigate the pitfalls of life during the Castro revolution on the island of Cuba. The film was set to be shot in the Dominican Republic. During an early location scout, Garcia was introduced to Carlito Fuente. The two hit it off, and the Fuente family and the Chateau de la Fuente became an integral part of the production of the film.
The movies most pivotal, and emotional scene was set to be filmed within a tobacco field; the main issue with this was that production was set for the growing offseason. The Fuente family in response