25% ESTELI LIGERO
27% CONDEGA LIGERO
30% JALAPA LIGERO
Making a Cain By Sam Leccia
Making a Straight Ligero cigar requires a unique understanding of the leaf. Ligero comes from the top of the tobacco plant. Its direct exposure to the sun darkens and thickens this leaf. Smaller than leaves lower on the plant, it also enjoys a concentration of nutrients. Habano Seed Ligero is recognized as the most full flavored leaf on a plant.
Additionally, the region in which this Habano Seed is grown plays a significant role in its flavor and strength.
is the strongest of all the Ligeros. It is used with care as it can overpower the other fillers in a cigar.
is a medium body Ligero grown further north of Esteli. While still a very full body leaf, it's more tame strength exhibits complex richness.
is the smoothest of these powerhouses. Jalapa is the northern most tobacco region of Nicaragua. Jalapa Ligero is grown in a valley and enjoys less direct sun, the result is a full body leaf with a more noticeable range of flavor.
The triple fermented Nicaraguan wrapper adds complexity to the ligero fillers and is instock now in limited supplies. I am expecting several shipments of this great new cigar during the next few weeks. Stop in and give one a try.