Top 9 Cigars of 2019: #4 Curivari Buenaventura


Over the  next 9 days we’re counting down our picks for the top 9 cigars of 2019. Some of these cigars are new and some are not and all cigars were aged in our humidors a minimum of 2 weeks. All of the cigars selected achieved a minimum rating of “Boxworthy” and achieved the highest marks in all 10 of our recommendation criteria.- In Fumo Pax!


Curivari Buenaventura





  • Profile: Med-Full
  • Vitola: Picadores 52 [Toro]
  • Length / Ring Gauge: 6.0″ x 52
  • Origin: Nicaragua
  • Wrapper: Nicaraguan
  • Binder: Nicaraguan
  • Filler: Nicaraguan
  • Price: $5.50 [Box $55.00]
  • Box: 10
  • Other Vitolas: BV554 [ 5.62″x54], BV560 [5.5″x56], D7 [Torpedo 5.5″x52], BV600 [ 6″x60], BV500 [5.25″x50], Mini BV [3.5’x50], Petit BV [4.25×54]


Our Picadores shows her chops early with scrumptious complexity highlighted by an uber creamy texture and feel complementing a heady mix of raspberry, caramel, black pepper and toast notes. There’s a soft spice that lingers and increases during the smoke and the finishes go from toast and coffee to baked bread and black pepper. Transitions feature an overall smoky character with more chocolate and cedar notes dominating the profiles. Rich and incredibly smooth, this gal likes to be smoked (1:06 – pretty fast for a 6” toro). This cigar simply fires on all cylinders without a hiccup, is delicious and is thoroughly enjoyable.





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