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How Does Toscano Age Its Cigars?

Posted on 17th Sep 2015
Cigars are like wines. Some people like the simple, uncomplicated taste of young Vino Novello, while others like the depth of flavors with a wine cellared for years such as Brunello di Montalcino Riserva. Similarly, the variety of Toscano cigars offer seasoned cigar aficionados a unique aroma and complexity that is only produced by finely matured Kentucky tobacco. The aging process changes cigars, giving them better flavors. That's why Toscano never sends out green cigars, those that have received no aging, to the market. The initial part of the maturing process involves leaving Toscano cigars in holding frames for at least 25 to 30 days for the initial maturing phase, or as much as 50 to 60 days for Toscano Antica Reserva cigars. Moisture which is still present in the cigars activates th...

Toscano Classico: The Everyday Cigar

Posted on 10th Sep 2015
Cigar smokers lose themselves in the utter relaxation and release that occurs when enjoying the true quality that comes from a finely constructed cigar. They relish the subtle differences in flavor, the exhilaration of the first puff, and the total satisfaction that comes at the end of a good cigar. Toscano Classico offers a bold and unique flavor that is perfect for as an everyday cigar. Toscano Classico first entered the cigar scene in the 1930s. A measurable improvement in Italian Kentucky tobacco during this time made sure Toscano Classico secured its place in the Italian cigar history. By the 1960's, Toscano Classico has became an integral piece of the Italian culture and heritage. The cigar itself is made of a blend of Italian and American Kentucky tobaccos, which are fired cured a...

The Italian Cigar That Awakens All The Senses

Posted on 3rd Sep 2015
Life is all about experiences. Some are good, some are bad, but they all leave an indelible mark on the soul. One experience that you will never forget is smoking a Toscano, the Italian cigar that awakens all of your senses. Sight From the moment you see a Toscano cigar, you know that you have found something special. The uneven surface, the texture of the wrapper, and the firmness of the cigar (as it is rolled without binder) are the unique features of a Toscano cigar. Smell Toscano cigars are famous for their distinct and intense aromas. Bring a Toscano cigar to your nose... enjoy its delicately rustic and earthy scent of fermented Kentucky tobacco. And when you light one up, depending on the type of Toscano or Toscanello cigar, the blend of aromas ranges from aromatic wood, fresh ea...



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