JC Newman

March 14, 2021

Supreme Leaf Corona Gorda (6 x 46)

Video review HERE.

(Description taken from Cigar-coop.com website)

In 2020, Aganorsa Leaf released Supreme Leaf – a limited production line that quickly became one of the company’s most sought-after productions. Today, we look at a third size that has been added in the form of a box-pressed Corona Gorda.

The initial size, the Supreme Leaf Robusto, was launched at the 2020 Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE). The initial 500 box allocation of the Supreme Leaf Robusto sold out at TPE, and the cigars essentially flew off the shelves. This past summer, a second allocation was done in a Toro size. The allocation for the Toro was increased three-fold to 1,500 boxes – and those boxes sold out for Aganorsa Leaf and retailers almost as quickly. As a result, the Aganorsa Leaf Supreme Leaf was one of the tougher limited editions to get hold of in 2020.

For the Supreme Leaf Corona Gorda, a 6 x 46 vitola, production has been increased to 2,000 ten-count boxes. The Corona Gorda will use the same blend of 100% Aganorsa-grown tobaccos as the Robusto and Toro.

“Demand for Supreme Leaf continues to grow,” stated Terence Reilly, Vice President of Sales and Marketing in a press release. “We heard a lot of requests for the next size to be under a 50 ring gauge so we listened and decided on a 6 x 46, a vitola that just so happens to be my personal favorite as well.”

Pricing for the Supreme Leaf Corona Gorda is set at $10.50 per cigar.

Blend and Origin

Wrapper: Aganorsa (Nicaragua)

Binder: Aganorsa (Nicaragua)

Filler: Aganorsa (Nicaragua)

Country of Origin: Nicaragua

Factory: Tabacos Valle de Jalapa S.A. (TABSA)

Vitolas Offered

Corona Gorda: 6 x 46 REVIEWED TODAY

Toro: 6 x 54 (reviewed 8/29/20; score: 93.33)

Robusto: 5 x 52 (reviewed 3/29/20; score: 95.67)

The cigar is a medium brown and well made. The foot is (partially) closed.

The test draw after cutting the cap was good considering most of the foot is closed. The initial flavors at light up were a nice citrus/cedar combination, lots of brown sugar, a very earthy nutmeg and a lot of it, and an earthy black coffee base. There was black pepper rated at 7 1/2. A very nice start and remenascent of the robusto version in a lot of ways.

At the first third (34 minutes) the cigar has settled down. The nutmeg is not nearly as intense or intrusive. The citrus/cedar and brown sugar are very nice and sweet. They are, by far, the lead flavors. The earthy black coffee base has risen somewhat bringing the cigar more in balance. The black pepper remains very good. The cigar is medium bodied at this point. The finish is a touch of the citrus and a lot of dry, pasty nutmeg with nice lingering black pepper. A very nice, sweet cigar at this point. I rated the first third 95.

Moving through the second third (59 minutes) the black coffee is continuing to rise, which is a good thing because the cigar is now in balance. The cigar is still very sweet. The nutmeg is not intrusive and acts as a bridge between the sweet notes and the black coffee. The cigar is now medium to full bodied and is moving up. The finish has the same flavors of citrus and nutmeg but now there is more citrus. The lingering black pepper is still very good. I maintained the score of 95 for the second third.

The cigar lasted 1 hour 19 minutes. The combination of nutmeg and black coffee rose enough in the final third to take away some of the extreme sweetness of the citrus/cedar and brown sugar. The cigar is full bodied. The finish is unchanged. The black pepper on both ends is still very good. The cigar took a little turn so I rated the final third 93. Still, this is a very good, sweet cigar and a good addition to the Supreme Leaf line.

Overall Score: 94.33

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