Cigar Review: CAO Nicaragua Granada Toro

Initial Thoughts:

The CAO Nicaragua is an incredibly well-made cigar. It might be weird to talk about the construction of a cigar, but there is so much artistry and work that goes into a great smoke. When you hold a well-crafted cigar, you know it, and the CAO Nicaragua shows the experience of the CAO brand.

Anyway, the draw is perfect, the burn is even, and the wrapper has a nice shine without being too oily. However, the flavors are rich and mild and even a little creamy.

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CigarScore 4

Brand: CAO
Line: Nicaragua
Size: 6 x 50
Cut: Punch
Light: Torch
Price: $9.50
Wrapper: Honduran
Binder: Honduras
Filler: Nicaragua
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Final Thoughts:

You can tell the quality of a cigar by how long you can smoke it before it gets hot. I smoked the CAO Nicaragua down to where I could barely hold it, and there was almost no heat.

While the flavors did start to sour toward the end, they remained constant and good until the bitter end. Literally. The CAO Nicaragua is a CigarScore 4 well earned.

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