As for the Year of the Rabbit blend, it consists of well-aged filler tobaccos that have on average been aged 4.5 years. The filler consists of Yamasá visus, San Vicente ligero, San Vicente second, Piloto seco all from the Dominican Republic along with Estelí seco from Nicaragua. The binder is Negro San Andres Seco from Mexico while the wrapper is a Hybrid 238 leaf from Ecuador. The first third of the cigar has pronounced pepper notes that are balanced by flavors of roasted nuts and cream. The second third of the cigar transitions into more leathery notes while having hints of coffee and dried fruit. The cigar’s intensity slightly increases in the last third though it doesn’t overwhelm the palate. Additional notes of cacao sweetness along with cedar wood and fresh spices close out the cigar. In all, it should take 50-60 minutes to smoke this cigar.
The Year of the Rabbit is presented as a 5 15/16 x 54 perfecto. Only 6,500 boxes of Year of the Rabbit will be released in the U.S.
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