Perdomo Estate Seleccion Vintage Maduro Imperio

The number 8 cigar on our list of the Top 25 Best Cigars is Perdomo Estate Seleccion.

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Wrapper Origin: Nicaraguan Shape: Toro
Length: 6 Ring: 54
Color: Maduro List Price: $250 (Box of 20)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Cigar Journal: 94

The Perdomo Estate Selección Vintage Imperio is a premium smoke that will certainly fascinate fans who love the Maduro blends. This cigar is handcrafted from tobacco that grows in the top five percent of the Perdomo family’s estate located in the popular Finca Natalie Farm in Estelí, Nicaragua. This cigar will give anyone a truly elegant smoking experience. Cigar connoisseurs can expect to rich and bold aromas with complex flavors.

The tobacco is rolled in Cuban-seed Nicaraguan Maduro wrapper which dark and oily. The whole stick gives off thick plumes of aromatic smoke that smells of coffee and chocolate. It also has Cuban-seed Nicaraguan binder and filler that give off a certain spiciness mixed with oaky undertones. Sweet flavors are given off through a combination of wrapper, binder, and fillers. These flavors are made more beautiful by rich and complex aromas that lead you into a smooth espresso finish.

Perdomo Estate Seleccion Vintage Maduro cigars are classic instants manufactured by one of the world’s biggest cigar manufacturers. Nick Perdomo has been proud of having able to create the most exciting and complex cigar blends. The Perdomo Estate Seleccion Vintage Maduro Imperio is another recognition to add to his name with its many flavors and a highly balanced full-bodied punch.  

Our guy Nick Perdomo saved some of his finest tobacco reserves for this cigar series. These are premium exquisitely aged tobacco blends that characterize Perdomo’s uncanny ability to achieve a magnificent cigar perfection.

Perdomo Estate Seleccion Vintage Maduro is popularly known as ESV as well. Like all the Perdomo cigar lines, the ESV line is split into three variants which are Maduro, Sun Grown, and Connecticut. 

This brand is close to the heart of the Perdomo family. It was first introduced in 2005 in honor of the late Nick Perdomo Sr. Perdomo used the ESV designation on three occasions in 2005, 2016, and 2019. For every appearance, the ESV underwent tweaks on looks, shapes, and tobaccos used for every new iteration.

The most recent iteration took place in 2019 during the annual IPCPR Trade Show in Las Vegas. Its presence was somewhat underplayed, and it was box-pressed for the first time.

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