Santa Clara Cigars has many extremely knowledgable staff members that have been in the cigar industry for a long period of time. Cigars have become not just a hobby, but a lifestyle for many of these in-house experts. In this section you'll find straightforward cigar reviews from three of our aficonados, David, Rudy, and Alan. They'll showcase some of their favorite and most dependable smokes and tell you how they really feel about them. This is a great way to stock up on some of their picks and offer your customers something you'll know they'll love too!

Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua

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The Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua was recently released as part of the re-branding of the Aging Room Quattro brand, and has instantly been one of the most talked about cigars released in recent years. This fantastic cigar was rolled at A.J. Fernandez’s Tabacalera Fernandez, and has garnered a ton a buzz throughout the industry. Cigar Aficionado recently gave this cigar a 94 rating. Aging Room has long been synonymous with elegance, class, and high quality.
By Cigar Expert, Alan Rubin

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Macanudo Heritage Reserve

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If the Macanudo brand has long been a strong-selling brand in your store, you’ll definitely want to add this latest line to your retail assortment. This Santa Clara Exclusive is generating great sales and quick turn rates. It’s a very smooth medium-bodied cigar made at the Dominican Republic factory for General Cigars, which always produces high quality and consistent cigars.
By Cigar Expert, Rudy Baker

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CAO Heritage Reserve

New In Stock!

If you’re looking for a flavorful mellow cigar at an unbelievable price point, then you should definitely add CAO Heritage Reserve to your retail shelves. This addition to Santa Clara exclusives promises to be one of our best-selling releases in years. You’ll be hard pressed to find a Connecticut Shade cigar at such a low retail price, which will instantly attract consumers to this cigar. The beautiful cigar band on this great cigar will surely draw the attention of consumers. For over two decades CAO has always been one of the most creative and successful cigar brands, and it has created a large following amongst adult cigar consumers.
By Cigar Expert, David Joyce

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Alec Bradley Black Market Esteli

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As a line extension to the highly successful Black Market, the Alec Bradley Black Market Esteli has quickly found a loyal and growing customer base. In 2018, Cigar Aficionado ranked Black Market Esteli as their #9 cigar of the year, which has drastically increased the demand of this fantastic line. One of the most appealing aspect of the line is the very affordable price per cigar. It’s rare to find a top 25 cigar, which is why this would be a great addition to your retail humidor. As per usual, Alec Bradley did an amazing job with the packaging as the bold orange box will standout on any shelf.
By Cigar Expert, Rudy B

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Aging Room Solera

Cigars That Will Brighten Any Day

The Aging Room Solera brand uses a mixture of various aged tobaccos from different years to create a wonderfully balanced and highly complex smoking experience. Named for a special process first used for certain vintage wines, master-blender Rafael Nodal uses this same method with top-quality Dominican tobaccos. The result is a marriage of distinct flavors that occur long before the cigars are rolled. Solara is a slow burning, premium handmade, medium bodied cigar. Fans will simply love these luxury smokes.
By Cigar Expert, David Joyce

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Undercrown Shade

You Had Me At Golden Wrapper!

A wonderful follow-up to Drew Estate’s enormously popular Undercrown line, the Shade is a mellower-bodied offering featuring one of most stunning golden-bronze Ecuadorian Connecticut wrappers that you will ever find. Although this cigar is medium-bodied in strength, shoppers who normally prefer a fuller body will find Undercrown Shade equally appealing. Drew Estate fans will travel far and wide to find these babies, so we suggest you fully stock up when you place your next order with Santa Clara Cigars.
By Cigar Expert, Rudy Baker

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Black Abyss Connecticut

Premium Connecticut Shade At A Price

The Black Abyss Connecticut is one of the best and most affordable Connecticut shade cigars in the market. This fantastic cigar was made by Master Blender Jochy Blanco, and rolled at his factory Tabacalera Palma in the Dominican Republic. The cigar has a very reasonable price point and with this month's promotion, you will save up to 19% off and increase your profit margin up to 67%! With profit margins being that high on a cigar this good, you will definitely want to take advantage of this month's deal.
By Cigar Expert, David Joyce

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VegaFina Nicaragua

A Profitable Medium- Full Cigar That's Smooth

VegaFina Nicaragua is one of those rare Nicaraguan cigars that is not too over-powering, but offers plenty of nuance and flavor. The VegaFina brand is synonymous with the word "smooth," and this line extension lives up to that expectation. The best thing about this cigar is that it has a fantastic price and this month we have a great deal saving you $7.50 per box, which will increase your profit margin up to 53%! Take advantage of these great savings while you can.
By Cigar Expert, Rudy Baker

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Alec Bradley Black Market Esteli

Alec Bradley Does It Again!

Alec Bradley Black Market Esteli is one of the rare new releases that will surely be successful in the marketplace. This new brand extension from Alec Bradley is a follow-up to the very successful Black Market brand featuring the Alec Bradley name. Retailers should focus on fast turn rates, and the Black Market Esteli will deliver when it comes to that. This fantastic cigar comes in stunning and bold packaging that will easily catch the eye of consumers. The Black Market Esteli offers complexity and spice as it has notes of earth, pepper, and coffee.
By Cigar Expert, David Joyce

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Rocky Patel Fire

Catch Fire With Rocky!

Rocky Patel Fire is one of the top-selling Santa Clara Exclusives since initially launching in the marketplace. Why? First, the profit margin is 58% when sold at MSRP. High profit margin means this is the perfect brand to encourage your customers to buy to increase return-on-investment. Secondly, it’s packaged in 10ct boxes making it an easy cigar to sell by-the-box. Third, Rocky Patel is one of the most famous brand name in the history of premium cigars, which makes for an easy sale to adult consumers. This month only purchase two boxes and you will get a free Rocky Patel hat with a retail value of $29.95, which you can sell at 100% profit. Don’t miss out on Rocky Patel Fire: handmade cigar that offers rich and complex flavor as it gives off notes of sweet molasses and baked bread.
By Cigar Expert, Rudy Baker

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Romeo San Andres by Romeo y Julieta

Bold, spicy, and earthy Cuban-style treats!

The exciting new Romeo San Andrés by Romeo y Julieta is a collaboration between Altadis USA, Rafael Nodal, and AJ Fernandez. This bold, spicy, and earthy Cuban-style treat will appeal to contemporary cigars shoppers looking for an exceptional full-flavored experience, as well as your die-hard, old-school Romeo y Julieta fans.
By Cigar Expert, David Joyce

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Cornelius & Anthony Senor Esugars

A new and exciting medium body cigar!

Show your shoppers the top-quality Cornelius & Anthony Senor Esugars brand when they are looking for a new and exciting medium body cigar to smoke. These cigars have delicious flavor, outstanding construction, a nice even burn, and an easy draw that will keep them coming back for more.
By Cigar Expert, Rudy Baker

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