Originally released in 2007 exclusively for the New York City retail market, La Aurora Excepcionales cigars are now widely distributed all over the United States and many countries abroad. Manufactured at the oldest cigar factory in the Dominican Republic, Excepcionales cigars feature a rare Dominican Corojo wrapper atop a Dominican binder, and a core of perfectly aged Dominican and Nicaraguan long filler tobaccos. This is a complex medium body blend with top-notch construction, a slow burn, and a nice effortless draw. The flavor profile consists of smooth leather, some woodsy tones, a bit of fruit, and hints of cedar. With so many great La Aurora blends to choose from, this gem has remained slightly under the radar due to its regional distribution, but now that it's readily available everywhere - its certain to get the recognition it deserves.