Wrapper: Medio Tiempo (Connecticut). Filler: Nicaraguan Ligero and Piloto Cubano Ligero Blend. Binder: La Vega Especial (Dominican Republic). Country of Manufacture: Dominican Republic. Factory Name: General Cigar Dominicana. -- The history: While Jaime Partagas founded the cigar brand that bears his name, most of the history of Partagas was written by Ramon Cifuentes and his father before him. It was they who made Partagas the leading Cuban cigar before Fidel Castro overthrew the Cuban government in 1959. Almost 20 years after Ramon Cifuentes was forced to flee Cuba, he was finally able to begin making his Partagas cigars again in 1978, this time in the Dominican Republic. And it was there as well as in the fertile Connecticut River Valley that he began to train a young man named Daniel Nuñez to become his eventual successor. Now the cigar master of Partagas, Daniel Nuñez is the creator of Partagas Black Label and many other innovations. The cigar: In order to create Partagas Black Label, Daniel Nuñez and his colleagues spent 10 years perfecting the Medio Tempo wrapper and the La Vega Especial binder. Cuban-seed Medio Tempo wrappers are darker, heavier and richer than other wrappers because they are harvested only after they have been allowed to age on their plants 50% longer than other wrapper leaves. The La Vega Especial binder is sun-grown in the Dominican Republic to give it a deep, rich flavor of its own. To enhance the cigar's full-bodied character even further, the blend is a mixture of Nicaraguan Ligero and Dominican Piloto Cubano Ligero. These tobaccos and a larger ring gauge translate into a richer, fuller-bodied flavor. The experience: Partagas Black Label is an espresso of a cigar, extremely dark in color and extra rich in flavor.
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Much too strong for me.
By Howard on Jan 27, 2014
Partagas black label magnifico
Buy these all the time. Full bodied, consistent draw and burn evenly.
By Keith on Jan 19, 2015
This cigar is my all time favorite. For the Maduro lover, the black oily wrapper only entices your senses more while smoking it. The taste, burn, and finish of this stick is excellent and addictive. I once had a lady tell me she liked the smell of my cigar because it had a cookie aroma. Don't know where that came from, but maybe NOW I know why I like them so much !
By Scott on Oct 8, 2014
One of my Favorites
This is a very enjoyable cigar and one always found in my humidor. It is stout and not for those who prefer mild cigars. The wrapper holds up well while being stored.
By Marty on Jun 13, 2015
Partagas Black Label Magnifico is rated
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