Silvio Perdomo a grade seven master roller acquired his skills working at the H. Upmann cigar factory in Cuba. He spent twenty of his years mastering the skill of blending and rolling cigars. He was very passionate about his work and he instilled this passion in his son Nick Perdomo who through hard work also achieved a master roller status. Eventually he married his sweetheart Mary who bore him two sons, Nick Jr. and William. Nick Jr. took great interest in cigar making by watching his father and grandfather days on end making cigars. His fascination translated to interest and even though he wanted to learn the art of cigar making, his father and grandfather wanted him to pursue a different career and therefore he joined the United States Navy. Thereafter he went on to work for the Federal Government as an Air Traffic Controller in Miami, Florida, however his interest for cigars had not deterred and that is when he decided to quit his day job to produce cigars instead. Nick Jr. employed his wife who was his first employee at the time and thereafter he employeed seven rollers and with the help of both his father and grandfather, he had produced 9,700 cigars within the first years and for five years he continued to make cigars.
In the beginning, like all new business there was not much success, nevertheless this did not deter Nick Jr. for his passion was too great and with the support of his wife and father he opened the Nick?s Cigar Co. in 1990 and as the company continued to grow more of his family members became a part of it. Micheal Argenti, his brother-in-law was the Vice President who had a vast knowledge in cigar making. His mother became the office manager, his father the general manager and his brother Billy is the Director of Marketing. The Perdomo cigars are currently manufactured in a factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. The Perdomo family has invested their whole lives learning the skill of blending and rolling cigars to produce some of the best cigars in the market today. The Perdomo cigars are rated as the top best-selling cigars in the US. These amazing brands include the La Tradicion Cabinet Series, Perdomo Reserve, Perdomo 2 and Dos Rios among many others. The Perdomo Reserve was recognized as the Cigar of the Year by the European Cigar Journal and many other magazines have also praised the brand. The following are some of the best Perdomo brands available.
Perdomo Edicion de SilvioThis cigar was created by Nick Perdomo Jr. and it was considered the Perdomo family crowning achievement. It was created to commemorate his late grandfather and mentor, Silvio Perdomo. This rare premium cigar originates from Nicaragua and it is wrapped in either, a Maduro wrapper, a Natural wrapper or an African Cameroon wrapper. The filler is a blend of premium selected tobaccos that have so far remained a secret only known to the Perdomo family. This cigar comes is six different sizes, the Petit Corona, Toro, Robusto, Double Coronoa, Salomon and No. 2 Torpedo.This magnificent medium bodied beauty has a wonderful mix of flavors, starting off with a bit of pepper and then toasted nuts, spice with hints of citrus. The finish has wonderful woody and peppery flavors. The price tag is quite high, going for $22 to $25 a piece. This masterfully blended, richly flavored premium cigar makes for a perfect gift during a special occasion
Perdomo Grand CruThe Grand Cru features pure Cuban-seed Nicaraguan tobaccos that are perfectly balanced, it comes in either one of three wrappers and this include a beautiful silky smooth earthy flavored Connecticut wrapper, a spicy Corojo wrapper and a dark oily wrapper that features light hints of sweetness and coffee. These medium to full- bodied cigars are very well balanced offering something for every cigar aficionado.
Perdomo Grand Cru Maduro RobustoThis cigar features a Nicaraguan Cuban-seed wrapper, the filler and binder is also Nicaraguan Cuban-seed (Semilla Habano). The wrapper is a dark oily maduro that is quite aromatic offering compost and sweet chocolate flavors. The cigar has well-balanced flavors ranging from pepper, dark and sweet chocolate, caramel and earth. This delicious full-bodied cigar is quite pleasurable.
The Perdomo HabanoThis cigar hails from Nicaragua. They feature a nice spicy Corojo wrapper and have an amazing blend of Nicaraguan tobaccos grown in the Esteli, Condega and Jalapa farms. The Corojo flavor is slightly sweet and leathery. It is medium bodied offering hints of leather and vegetal flavors. The smoke is creamy and smooth.
The Perdomo PatriarchThe Patriarch was created to commemorate Nicholas Perdomo Senior. This well crafted cigar offers a magnificent blend of tobaccos that hail from the three farms in Nicaragua. It is medium to full-bodied and comes in either a sweet oily Corojo wrapper, Connecticut or Maduro wrappers which are quite creamy with hints of cocoa and espresso. The flavors are spicy-sweet and earthy with coffee undertones and a slight touch of bittersweet chocolate. The finish is smooth and simply wonderful.
The Perdomo Reserve 10th ChampagneThis is so far the best selling cigar of the Perdomo cigars it utilizes a well aged oily Connecticut shade wrapper that has a sweet cedary aroma. The Perdomo filler is Nicaraguan and the binder is Cuban-seed. The wrapper is triple fermented and the smoke is creamy and smooth. The flavors include sweet hay, grass, almond butter and hazelnut coffee with hints of cereals, pepper, spice and smoky wood. The finish is smooth and mild making this delicious cigar a delight and it is best smoked in the early evening.
Perdomo ESV 1991 Vintage RegenteThis cigar is from the Perdomo Selection Vintage 1991 line, it is made from rare vintage Nicaraguan tobacco that has been aged for over 17 years creating a perfectly balanced cigar. The binder is also Nicaraguan and the cigar utilizes a U.S. grown Connecticut shade wrapper. The complex yet well balanced flavors include coffee, leather, dry wood with hints of cinnamon and a light spicy sweetness. The finish is woody and dry yet smooth
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