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Drew Estate Herrera Esteli Lancero Cigar Review

by Bryan Glynn, May 9, 2014
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Drew Estate Herrera Esteli Lancero Cigar Review

This 7.5×38 stick features oily, smooth firm brown wrapper with small veins, tight invisible seams, triple cap and pungent deep hay aroma. First light reveals a perfect draw with good smoke output showing medium-full bodied flavors of a very smooth buttery tobacco and black pepper on the long full finish. The first third comes up to a full body delivering thick smoke with a rich creamy, smooth deep leather and pepper that holds all the way through the finish just adding a touch of spice. The 1/2 way point comes at 30 minutes with the ash dropping in 1 inch intervals. Flavors continue to hit large and in charge with a creamy coffee and dark chocolate adding to the mix while the pepper comes down a tick. Ending at 55 minutes, the last third kept the same flavor profile while bringing in a medium strength giving a nice little buzz. Thank you to DrewEstate.com for sending this in for review!

  • Mark VanSledright

    You got me at creamy coffee and dark chocolate!

  • Jared Grillot

    Lucky sucker. I’ve had the corona, and it had such classic wood and tobacco flavors, with that spicy Nica tingle to go with it. This is definitely a stick that will take luck and begging to find for a while.

  • byar

    Great review. I really like the toro. Any info about when these will hit the stores?

    • I don’t have a date but very soon – they are going up on sites right now, just out of stock.

  • Greg Bellante

    So Bryan, I take it you enjoy this a little better than the Nica Rustica which set your hair on fire with it’s full strength. This is a bit more pricey than the Nica Rustica but it might come out
    in a 5 pack. On the basis of this review it’s worth a definite try. Thanks

  • Senor Perfecto

    Have not even seen an online retailer that has them listed, let alone in stock.

    • Famous

      • Senor Perfecto

        Guh! Can’t find it. Maybe they sold out & removed the link.

  • MongoJay

    This was my favorite cigar of 2013, and I have been eagerly waiting a cigar obsession review because I knew you would dig it too! Can’t wait to try the lancero.

  • Elijah Craig

    Glad you did a review on a recent stick . I was lucky and found some at my local B&M your review was spot on . they are in high demand right now, I should have bought the box , Lots of friends asking where I got mine and wanting some , but already sold out.

  • yosef5

    well a cigar that I knew nothing about until your review
    Sounds good
    Thank you

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