Named for its nearly-black, Brazilian-grown Arapiraca wrapper leaf, the CAO Brazilia is a powerful beauty of a smoke. These cigars are as well-presented as any other CAO line, and feature bold, pronounced notes of coffee, dark cocoa, cedar, black pepper, and leather. Expect a smooth, robust smoking experience, which will be made effortless by the Brazilia's phenomenal handcrafted construction. For a strong and delicious smoke that stays enjoyable from start to finish (and won’t empty your bank account), try CAO Brazilia.
I really like the ring gage of the Go. I found this size to be less enjoyable. That said this cigar is well built, just a few left aging at 68%. Cocoa, coffee, and brown sugar. No construction issues. Good cigar.
By Christopher on Nov 3, 2022
By mark on Jul 12, 2022
Excellent smoke for the price.
By Nathan on Sep 29, 2020
Great full bodied cigar. Colorado Maduro
By Robert on May 14, 2019
This Cigar is FANTASTIC!! The price point is not outlandish, and often is on sale @ BCP making it even way more affordable. Flavor is a perfect Muduro experience, with a touch of extra delicious difference I would imagine it is the remarkableness that comes from its Brazilian origan. not a super complex Cigar but slight changes enough to keep it very interesting throughout the experience. Burn is always consistent, as sharp and straight as can be. Ash will hold for up to 1" or more. This one will be always in my humi, and would reorder again, and again. Also I have found that they age very well in the humidor as well! If you haven't tried one yet, GET them you will not be disappointed.
By Jared on Oct 6, 2017
Sambas are a little thick. They tend to unwrap a bit. Box-pressed are good but draw too easily and lack the flavor of Lambadas. Lambadas are perfect, although they can be total duds from time to time. Bummer. But of all CAOs, and I think of all reasonably priced maduros I've tried, this cigar is the very best. CAO Brazilia Lambada! It's my standard.
All stars below are in ideal conditions. Obviously the construction and draw get sudden zeros when they're duds. I've had very good luck as of late, however. I gave complexity a 4 not 5 because it's not very, very complex - though it is abounding with a fitting array of flavor! But it doesn't need to be so complex. It is rich like dark chocolate and a good dry red wine. You don't need more complexity with such smoothness and mouth-filling richness. No cheap flavor in the smoke at all.
By John on Nov 5, 2015
Great smoke, love the strong bold flavor. Alway has an even burn and consisted draw.
By Wayne on Aug 13, 2015
cigar was spicy in the beginning with a nice draw perfect resistance. smooth with chocolaty taste. taste of coffee- espresso as you continue to smoke really enjoyable.
By Elliot on Feb 2, 2014