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Vivalo exclusivo gordo starts off with a peppery draw that has coffee on the back along with hints of sweetness. Almost nutty flavors.

The prelight draw is awesome, that rich coffee flavor. Great draw whereby the pepper backs off to give way to sweeter notes of coffee properly sweetened. Burn line is awesome after the initial pepper blast, the cigar flavors became coffee and chocolate. The sweet chocolate takes a prominent place in flavor on the end of … Continue reading

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Smooth Cigars for Beginners

I’d recently been invited to give lessons on cigar smoking and talk about the basics, including taste, construction, care for and ultimately, enjoyment of, cigars.  We’re talking mostly to new smokers and the question usually comes up about the harshness of Cuban cigars. I usually explain the flaws with Cubans, starting off with improper fermentation, lack of care … Continue reading