Nestor Miranda Cigars / Nicaraguan Cigars

Cigar Review – Nestor Miranda Danno One Life Edition

Nestor Miranda Danno – a Nicaraguan blend with a broadleaf wrapper and pig tail cap.   The cold draw produces flavors of light dark fruit with something mellow, maybe spice?  The wrapper looks a little rough, few veins.  Very dark chocolate color.  The first few puffs start off with wood flavors-the dark fruit is definitely … Continue reading

California Wines / Merlot / Nicaraguan Cigars / Wine

Wine Review: Noble Vines 181 2012 Merlot

Lodi California $11.00 Color: Deep Red Nose: Classical merlot nose of spice and berry. Taste: Immediate earthiness from chalky soil. Intense tart cherry followed by subtle spices and soft tannins.  I wouldn’t be surprised if this went well with braised lambs, hard cheeses or certain Italian sausages.  Overall, it’d a good starter merlot because the … Continue reading