San Lotano, the much hyped and talked about blend from master blender AJ Fernandez is finally available online from CIGAR.com.
San Lotano Oval comes from AJ's factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. The Oval features a truly unique shape. The best way to describe it would be an oval shaped box-press, if you can imagine that. The unique shape and aged tobaccos truly makes this blend an anomaly in the industry and one of the finest cigars to come out this year.
Why mess with perfection? Probably because you have some choice maduro wrappers to work with. At least, that's what we're assuming with AJ's latest creation. Take everything you like about the original Oval except add some espresso and cocoa notes. Definitely, a blend that lives up to the San Lotano name.
This cigar is hands down my favorite stick of the year ! I smoke of sticks yearly looking for the best blend with a fair price. I gotta say this one does it all. I am only hoping the cigar stays consistent. I plan to buy a box over the holidays. Pleasant smoke fellas
joby m.✔ Verified Buyer
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2 out of 5
Jun 13, 2016
Surprisingly, this San Lotano was rather bland. I would not buy or smoke this particular cigar again. The regular San Lotano Maduro, and the original Oval, are much better cigars. Cheers.
Sean S.✔ Verified Buyer
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5 out of 5
It's one of the my top three favorites
Aug 27, 2015
I don't get much out of the reviews give taste characterizations like chocolate, leather and earth. To me that's meaningless and many times just pretentious. The San Lotano Oval Maduro, and the regular Maduro, are both very crisp smokes. I would call it full flavored, lots of taste, but to me it tastes like tobacco, which is what I want a cigar to taste like. It has none of what I call that dull flavor or feeling. Leaves a nice tingle on the tongue like a good hot sauce. They burn evenly, last well and they hold together.