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Juan Lopez Selección No. 2
2008

Juan Lopez Selección No. 2

Rank: 11
Rating: 92
Price: £11.20
Made By: Habanos S.A.
Factory Location: Cuba
Dimensions: 4 7/8" by 50 ring gauge
Filler: Cuba
Binder: Cuba
Wrapper: Cuba

Lovers of the renowned Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 2 are typically also enamored with this robusto because it delivers many of the same aromatic qualities, but with a little more richness. Originally only available in Switzerland, this tough-to-find cigar is made mostly at the Partagas factory. It is this vitola and the Selección No. 1 that are produced in the greatest number.

We love the oily and dark brown wrappers. The cigars draw and burn beautifully with a medium to full body, reminiscent of a Bordeaux wine with savory leather and tea notes. Selección No. 2 comes packaged in cedar cabinets of 25 sticks. From our experience, this cigar always improves with box age. This is a smoke for true connoisseurs who prefer subtlety and finesse over strength and flamboyance.