It is the blend created for the discerning smoker’s delight, one that recognizes a great cigar. Its aesthetic presentation reveals the art of the handcraftsmanship that each of our cigar makers have achieved after many years of experience. It yields all the flavor and aroma from de valley of Jalapa and Estelí in Nicaragua, wrapped with a beautiful dark wrapper from Ecuador.
Earth, cedar, some nuttiness (brazil, macadamia, sunflower seed)
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You will find three lines totally different from each other, being 1502 Emerald the “Fina Fuerte” (Fine Strong), 1502 Ruby of medium strength and 1502 Black Gold with strongest character. Three spectacular bindings that exclaim the Nicaraguan flavor, which will delight at all times and will make an unforgettable experience
Quote: "I like to start my day with an Emerald, then I enjoy a Ruby after lunch, and a Black Gold to end the night." --Enrique Sánchez I.
Why 1502 as a name?
When Christopher Columbus discovered Nicaragua in 1502, he not only discovered a paradise land where natives with their rich cultures lived, he also discovered a new world full of riches. Riches such as gold, silver and many precious stones. But most importantly was the discovery of new and exquisite flavors, which undoubtedly conquered the same conquerors.
Before the conquest of America, commerce was done thru "el trueque" the exchange of products. This was done to such an extent that in Nicaragua our first official currency was the cocoa bean. Nevertheless, it is also common knowledge that tobacco was used as a means of exchange at a higher value, since this precious product was used in exclusive ceremonies. This exquisite product created an unimaginable demand in the old world, becoming one of the most valuable treasures of our continent.
It is here where Global Premium Cigars, has been able to unite "el Doblón Español" (the Spanish Doubloon) which was the official currency of the Castilla and Aragon Kingdom, with the most valuable currency of the heart of the new world, tobacco. It was with the Spanish Doubloon that tobacco was bought and traded between both worlds, and today we have the pleasure of introducing it to you as it was discovered in a sunk ship and forgotten by time, and now it is out in the open to marvel us with its most valuable treasure: Emerald, Ruby, and Black Gold. A treasure that is Proudly Nicaraguan.
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Beautiful Cigar, from light up to the very end the cigar had wonderful flavors for the experienced smoker. The size is Elegant in the hand, the length great for when you want a cigar to enjoy for a longer period of time. The presentation in the box is classic and easy on the eye. Taste wise, this is a cigar of Medium, maybe medium-full bodied that I enjoyed with Van Ryn's 15 yr old Brandy.. What a marriage! The cigar has character and will be a great cigar to marry with a range of drinks and foods making it a great experience every time. Consistency is also 10/10.