Liga Privada No. 9 Corona Viva Scores 91 Rating on Halfwheel
Today on Halfwheel, the Pre-Release Liga Privada No. 9 Corona Viva earned a 91 rating, a tremendous honor! The Liga Privada No. 9 Corona Viva is released as a pre-release at Cigars International for CIGARFest 2018.
Charlie Minato finds “the cigar seems to come alive as far as flavors go. There’s apple cider, french fries, black pepper, burnt popcorn and peppermint in the mouth before a spiced rum flavor adds itself to the finish. The nose has a lot of molasses before it finishes with dry crackers and a bit of black pepper. Construction is great across all three samples with no issue. Flavor is full, body is full and strength is medium-plus.”
The #9 Corona Viva features a Connecticut River Valley Broadleaf Oscuro Wrapper, a Plantation grown Brazilian Mata Fina Binder, and Nicaraguan and Honduran Fillers. Similar in concept to the Undercrown Corona Viva, released in 2012, the No. 9 Corona Viva features the core blend with increased Ligero for a fuller and stronger taste profile.
The Liga Privada No. 9 Corona Viva is the first new release to the core sizes of Liga Privada since its original launch in 2008. The 152mm x 46mm vitola is packaged in 24-count boxes with an MSRP of $290 per box and a special release letter from Jonathan Drew, Founder & President of Drew Estate, commemorating the launch.
From the Wynwood Safehouse in Miami, Florida Jonathan Drew noted, “10 years ago, Drew Estate created ‘Liga Privada’ the hearty, Broadleaf bully that changed the cigar world forever. Highly coveted, this rare cover leaf tobacco is historically treated as a reward to a select few industry players, reinforcing the bond of partnership between farmer and manufacturer. Thank you for the LP Fellowship of the past ten years, and for contributing to the #De4L mosaic that binds us together and enables The Rebirth of Cigars to live on and Flourish.”
We are honored by this rating, thank you to our friends at Halfwheel!
About Drew Estate
Founded in New York City in 1996, Drew Estate has become one of the fastest growing tobacco companies in the world. Under their mantra “The Rebirth of Cigars”TM, Drew Estate has led the “Boutique Cigar” movement by innovating new elements to the tobacco industry with their unique tobaccos and blending styles that have attracted new and traditional cigar enthusiasts. In their Gran Fabrica Drew Estate, the Nicaraguan headquarters, Drew Estate produces a variety of brands such as ACID, Herrera Estelí, Herrera Estelí Norteño, Isla del Sol, Kentucky Fired Cured, Liga Privada, MUWAT, Larutan by Drew Estate, Nica Rustica, Pappy Van Winkle Barrel Fermented Cigars, Tabak Especial, Undercrown, Florida Sun Grown, and Java by Drew Estate.