Espinosa Premium Cigars
Murcielago by Espinosa Premium Cigars

Vitola: Robusto
Length: 5.0
Gauge: 54

Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaragua
Blender/Creator:
Factory: La Zona Cigar Factory
Country: Nicaragua
Purchase Source: Curren Fouts
Date Purchased: January 27, 2021
Price: Gift
Date Smoked: February 14, 2024
Quantity: 0

Murcielago by Espinosa Premium Cigars

02/14/2024
This Espinosa packs a punch, wrapped in a dark, Mexican San Andrés leaf that looks like it could cloak a superhero (bonus points if you get the Batman reference). Right off the bat (pun intended), the pre-light aroma hits you with pepper forward tobacco flavors.

First puff with big flavors of pepper right away; coffee, and dark roasted wood follow. Smoke production is pretty significant, and so far the construction is really solid.

As the first third burns, the pepper mellows a bit, making way for deeper, richer notes. Think dark chocolate-covered espresso beans, with a hint of oak and cedar. Retrohale still packs a punch, but with a touch of sweetness that complements the earthiness beautifully. It’s like a flavor rollercoaster, taking you on a journey with every puff.

Moving into the second third, the sweetness comes forward a bit. The leather is still in the background and spice are still there, but they’re playing backup.

The final third takes a turn towards the savory side. Earthy notes come back in full force, with plenty of black pepper. It’s like a satisfying finish to a complex meal. Retrohale? Spicy and earthy, with a lingering warmth that reminds you this cigar packs a serious punch.

Overall, the Murcielago is a full-bodied, flavor-packed experience. It’s not for the faint of heart, but if you’re looking for a complex, well-balanced smoke that takes you on a flavor journey, this is your bat-signal. Just remember, pace yourself – this one’s got some serious bite!

Smoke Time: 2 hours


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