Padilla cigars are known for their high-ratings, depth of flavor, and superior construction. He crafts his blends in small batch fashion and his meticulous attention to detail is clearly evident in the popularity of the brand.
Padilla Criollo 98 hails from the Raices Cubanas factory in Honduras and is rolled entubado, which is demonstrated in the cigar’s effortless draw and razor sharp burn. The blend features a Honduran Criollo ’98 wrapper sitting atop a blend of Nicaraguan long leaves. Hearty flavors include cedar, black pepper, spice, espresso, and cream, while the finish is slightly sweet and pleasing. This blend is medium-bodied and well-balanced with a richness and depth rarely found in a cigar at this wallet-friendly price point.