Fernando León Family Reserve Belicoso
2013

Fernando León Family Reserve Belicoso

Rank: 15
Rating: 94
Price: $9.75
Made By: La Aurora S.A.
Factory Location: Dominican Republic
Dimensions: 6 1/4" by 52 ring gauge
Filler: Peru, Dom. Rep., Brazil
Binder: Dom. Rep.
Wrapper: Dom. Rep.
The León Family of the Dominican Republic has been making cigars by hand since 1903. To celebrate 110 years in the cigar business, La Aurora owner Guillermo León created a blend honoring his father, Fernando Léon Asensio, who died in 2009 after running the company for many years. The Fernando León Family Reserve is made with a blend of Peruvian, Dominican and Brazilian filler tobaccos (a formula familiar to La Aurora smokers) wrapped with Corojo-seed tobacco grown in the Dominican Republic. The result is a balanced, complex smoke with notes of raisin, spice and cocoa, and just a touch of minerals.