La Flor Dominicana rebrands Premium Line as LFD Light, April 2012

Coral Gables, FL April 2012 – La Flor Dominicana rebrands its original line “Premium Line” as LFD Light. La Flor Dominicana, who has a reputation for some of the strongest cigars on the market, will be giving its Connecticut shade wrapped mild cigars a facelift. The changes will include a couple new sizes as well as […]


Oliva Connecticut Reserve Double Toro

This week I’m reviewing a cigar from a line of cigar which I haven’t really found to my liking. Its from a cigar manufacture that makes one of my all time favorite cigars, Serie V, which is Oliva Cigars. When Oliva released the new Connecticut line, I wasn’t blown away by it like many other […]


Favorites: Connecticut

Based on a recent comment from Mark, I decided to do something a bit different this week and put up a list of favorites. These lists will be categorized by wrapper type and since the comment started when talking about the Camacho Connecticut, we’ll start there. To preface this list, there are a couple of […]


Guest Review: Arganese Connecticut Presidente by Matt of ReviewingCigars.blogspot.com

This week NTA has a great guest review from Matt of ReviewCigars on a cigar I sent him as part of the prize package from they Limerick contest on St. Paddy’s day. Its a great read. Check it out! – Ben This is Matt from ReviewCigars – Arganese – Connecticut Presidente – I’ve never smoked […]


Oliva Connecticut Reserve Toro

A while back I reviewed the Camacho Connecticut and discussed the other Connecticut that was entering the fray around the same time. Both of these sticks were marketing a fuller bodied smoking experience than your usual Connecticut wrapped cigar. Although I enjoy mostly full bodied sticks, I do enjoy a mid bodied cigar when the […]


First Impressions: Perdomo Patriarch Connecticut

Here is another review of a cigar released at the 2009 IPCPR Trade Show. The Perdomo Patriarch Connecticut is an extension of a line released at the 2008 show with both a Corojo and Maduro wrapper. The Patriarch line was released as a tribute to Nicolas Perdomo Sr., who passed away in July 2004. This […]


Marco V Dom Grand Reserve

A month ago I reviewed the Marco V Platinum Grand Reserve. The Platinum Grand Reserve is Marco V’s medium bodied cigar. Today I have for you their submission to the mild realm of cigars, the Dom Platinum Reserve. The Dom is made up of Dominican filler and binder with an Ecuadorian Shade grown Connecticut Wrapper. […]


Perdomo Grand Cru Connecticut

While at IPCPR, I visited one of my favorite cigar companies, Tabacalera Perdomo. The they were not introducing any new lines, but they were presenting two additional cigars: Perdomo Patriarch Connecticut and the Perdomo Grand Cru Connecticut. Today, I’m sampling the Grand Cru cigar. Perdomo states that this cigar is a Nicaraguan puro using all […]


Camacho Connecticut Monarca

Today I’m taking Camacho’s entrant into the world of milder bodied smokes for a spin. The Camacho Connecticut is a great looking stick that according to Camacho is “A spicy yet milder mannered Connecticut wrapped cigar with superb balance and signature Camacho body.” Camacho released this cigar to answer consumer requests for a milder, tamer […]