EP Carillo has been making waves in the cigar industry ever since the release of La Gloria Cubana.
La Historia is no exception. A firm, light brown wrapper graces the cigar with very few veins.
Starts off with solid wood and Cocoa flavors with light leather in the mix. The first third was consistent until I tasted dark roast coffee flavors.
Next came the nuttiness. More like an almond sweetness danced beautifully across my tongue and the cigar started to burn unevenly. A light touch up with matches helped but not much until the final third of the cigar.
La Historia employs a Mexican San Andrés wrapper, Ecuadorian Sumatra binder, and Dominican and Nicaraguan long-fillers. That explains where teh sweetness comes from, and the spice, along with the gentle balance this cigar has.
I pulled off the bands and continued smoking. I was surprised by light wood flavors and the fact that this cigar didn’t clash with the IPA I had at the time. An excellent smoke.