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  • CAO America

    Bella Expert Picks: Spring Favorites
     *Please Note Padilla Habano Artisano is sold out, and CAO America has been selected for this Expert Pick. We apologize for any inconvenience. Choosing another premium due to the immediate popularity of my first pick, I was proud to share with you this dual-wrapped gem from CAO. CAO Americana displays a beautiful maduro and Connecticut barber-pole style wrapper with a blend of Nicaraguan, …
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  • Montecristo Platinum

    Bella Expert Picks: Silver & Gold
    Looking to kick it up a notch? Montecristo Platinum hits it right on the bulls eye with this complex blend! A smooth and rich mix of Dominican, Peruvian, and Nicaraguan long-fillers are wrapped in a flavorful San Andrés Cubano wrapper. Expect indulgent hints of leather, toasted almond, cocoa, and black pepper.…
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  • La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor

    Bella Expert Picks: Winter Winners
    This maduro offers an excellent medium to full body that starts off somewhat woodsy and sweet, but develops richness during the burn with notes of cedar, espresso, and a slight nuttiness, all with a creamy finish. Wrapped in a San Andres leaf brimming with Nicaraguan long-fillers, this cigar is a classic.…
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  • Diesel Heart of Darkness

    Bella Expert Picks: Favorite Fallbacks
    This dark cigar is right up my alley with its Ecuador Habano Oscuro wrapper and potent blend of Nicaraguan long-fillers. This is definitely a spicy, but balanced premium with notes of leather, black pepper, earth, and espresso. This is, without a doubt, one of my favorite blends from Diesel.…
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  • Oliva Serie 'G'

    Bella Expert Picks: Absolute All-Stars
    I usually gravitate toward maduros, but I make an exception for Oliva Serie 'G'. This cigar displays a gorgeous African Cameroon wrapper with Nicaraguan long-fillers. Notes of cedar and nutiness come through from the first draw to the last, with hints of coffee throughout. Medium-bodied and well-balanced.…
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  • San Cristobal Elegancia

    Bella Expert Picks: A Summer to Savor
    Treat yourself to a San Cristobal Elegancia and prepare to enjoy a smooth and luxurious ride. Nestled beneath the beautiful Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper are Nicaraguan long-fillers, giving way to flavors of spice, oak, and nuttiness. This cigar pairs beautifully with both coffee and white wine!…
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  • Alec Bradley Tempus Nicaragua

    Bella Expert Picks: Father's Favorites
    Alec Bradley once again hits it out of the park with this box-pressed beauty! Encased in a Nicaragua Jalapa wrapper with Nicaraguan long-fillers from Condega, Jalapa, and Estelí nestled beneath, Tempus Nicaragua is a treat with toasty cedar, nuts, and hints of semi-sweetness followed by a finish of leather and spice. Quite a ride!…
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  • Romeo y Julieta Reserve

    Bella Expert Picks: Choice Churchills
    Reserve is another impressive offering from Romeo y Julieta! Full in body, this cigar is bursting with flavor. Expertly blended with Nicaraguan and Honduran long-fillers swaddled beneath a dark and oily Nicaraguan wrapper, expect hints of earth, spice, and sweetness.…
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  • Alec Bradley Prensado Lost Art

    Bella Alec Bradley Prensado Lost Art Toro
    Prensado Lost Art is masterfully made with a Honduran Corojo wrapper and a core of 5 different Honduran and Nicaraguan tobaccos. Expect complex flavors of white pepper, dark chocolate, earthiness, and hints of coffee. This bold and beautifully balanced treat is aromatic and delicious. Kudos Alec Bradley!  …
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  • Rocky Patel Flor de San Andres

    Bella Expert Picks: Year of the Favorites
    It's official! I'm in love with the Flor de San Andres by Rocky Patel. Its solid construction, dark Mexican San Andrés wrapper, and sugar skull band caught my attention right away. Not to mention the notes of cedar, dark chocolate, leather, and hints of nutmeg leading to an enjoyable experience.…
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