Vallejuelo Cigars offer up a tantalizing flavor to any who choose to indulge. It is constructed extremely well, and the appearance is quite pleasing to the eye. This is often not the case when purchasing a stick in this price range. They are very well constructed and are donned with a flat head. They feature a three-seam cap. The wrapper is reddish in color, and has a nice oily sheen. They are made of Ecuadorian Habano, with a wonderful Dominican binder. The filler is ligero tobacco from both Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic. Vallejuelo cigars deliver flavorful hints of coffee as well as toast and blackberry. You will also find a wonderful ending of spice that truly brings out the natural sweetness of the tobacco.
These wonderful gems are produced in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Tabacalera La Caya has been a successfully producing factory since 1997. They import tobaccos from all over the world to produce their amazing lines of sticks. Vallejuelo cigar brand was created by Mauricio Koks. The company works with twenty different manufacturers, producing sticks for private labels. The company is also responsible for producing brands such as the Spanish Galleon & Antonius. Tabacalera La Caya is dedicated to the development of international stogies. It also has interests in snuff tobacco in Indonesia, Nicaragua and Honduras.
The famous magazine known as Cigar Aficionado rated these sticks with very high ratings, making it one that smokers everywhere would like to try for themselves. The cost is another factor when considering these for purchase. They are so affordable that you will be able to stock up and have plenty to share with your family and friends. It definitely is understandable why the well-respected magazine gave the Vallejuelo cigar the title of "Best Bargain Cigar of 2010." The Gran Toro and Robusto Gordo scored over 90 points, which is really quite an honor.
Aficionados from all over the world have commented on the beautiful look of these wonderful sticks. They go on to comment on the beautifully oily wrapper, the beautiful construction, the ample draw and the gracious amount of smoke. Most would rate them as a medium strength stick while smoking the first half, and a little bolder than medium for the second half. They are described as having a somewhat mellow taste. Many like to savor their favorite beer with a squeeze of lime to enhance the wonderful flavors these sticks hold in store.
The burn is characterized as being very slow and extremely even. Reviewers say they did not have to relight their Vallejuelo cigars once they were initially lit. The ash is described as being a light gray and maintains itself for almost two inches, which is quite impressive. The Robusto is quaintly described as being a rather toothy stick. The reviews go on to say that the flavor has a strong note of cedar. Also present are the aromas and flavors of varying spices. There have been woodsy flavors noted as well, but the main flavor that holds steady throughout is that of cedar.