August 11, 2020
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The Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real Nicaragua is a stronger, more full-bodied extension of the core Reserva Real line—and a vertical brand tasting turned up a 92-point smoke, one of the highest scores of the issue. It’s made for Altadis by A.J. Fernandez, who blended this version with his contemporary house style and hearty Nicaraguan tobacco. See how this new Romeo performed as a whole, along with tastings of cigars from the Dominican Saga Short Tales series. Plus, find out if La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero lives up to its reputation for power, and if a new Davidoff lives up to its high price tag. It’s a limited-edition cigar, as is the Cuban Regional Edition that tied for highest score.