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Aladino Toro
2019

Aladino Toro

Rank: 18
Rating: 92
Price: $11.00
Made By: Fabrica de Puros Aladino
Factory Location: Honduras
Dimensions: 6" by 50 ring gauge
Filler: Honduras
Binder: Honduras
Wrapper: Honduras

With the rise of Nicaragua, worldwide appeal of Cuba and perennial demand for Dominican cigars, Honduras has become forgotten territory. Consider the Aladino Toro a reminder that Honduras not only produces great cigars, but it grows great tobacco. Aladino was created by industry veteran Julio Eiroa who blended the cigar with Cuban Corojo-seed tobacco grown in the Jamastran Valley.

Made in Honduras, the Aladino Toro is the only Honduran puro to appear on this list. In terms of flavor, the cigar is a complex stew of Mideastern spices, showing notes of bay leaf, clove, cinnamon and cardamom atop a peppery, earthy core that kept us interested the entire time.