Conceived in 2008, My Father Cigars has flourished with premium cigar lines such as Don Pepin Flor de las Antillas cigars. Located in Estel, Nicaragua, Jaime Garcia oversees the operation as president. The smoke represents Mr. Garcia’s father Jose as does the name of the company. The industry hails this producer as being in the top twenty-five and they have held this honor since they opened their doors for business in 2009.
This particular smoke features a wrapper that is Nicaraguan Sun Grown tobacco and the binder as well as the filler are also Nicaraguan tobaccos. This stick is billed as being between a medium to a full rating as far as strength goes and the flavor and body are both considered full. It was a robusto that was reviewed. The Don Pepin Flor de las Antillas cigars robusto features a ring size of 5 ½ x 50.
Beginning with a band that has been described as magnificent, the smoke is reportedly handsome to look at with a reddish brown tint and no visible veins. It is well-rounded smoke with a body that is quite compacted and heavy in the hand. As a smoker begins to smell the wrapper, it gives a pleasing aroma of earth and wood along with a coffee smell like espresso. There are also hints of hay and chocolate.
Once the Don Pepin Flor de las Antillas cigars are lit, they give the smokers a tasty treat of chocolate, wood such as cedar, black pepper, nuts and coffee. This profile is found throughout the first, middle and final thirds of the smoke. The draw is very easy and dry, producing rich and creamy smoke.
The burn is exceptional without having to be touched again with the lighter. The ash is said to hold for a long while. The flavor profile was found to be delicious, but it wasn’t so strong or complex that it was overwhelming, making it the perfect smoke for novices and aficionados alike who prefer a great cigar though not an overly bold one. The Don Pepin Flor de las Antillas cigars are definitely here to stay.
All of the reviewers noted that this was a solid flavor profile from start to finish. There are many connoisseurs that prefer that their smoke remain a steady profile. However, it had enough variations of flavor that it will keep even the most discerning smoker happy from the pre-light down to the nub. The smoke was reported to have been cool all the way to the nub which is ever so important to many.
When a company has this much experience and history behind its name, it isn’t much of a stretch to expect and then receive greatness. Cuban seed tobacco that is grown in one of the most fertile areas in the world for tobacco combines to make a great crop of tobaccos that are sure to wow any smoker. The Don Pepin Flor de las Antillas cigars are wildly favored and recommended by all of those who offered a review. If any smoker was waiting for the perfect smoke, this is the one that they have long anticipated.