Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut
Binder: Not disclosed
Filler: Nicaraguan (Proprietary)
Country of Origin: Nicaragua (Tabacalera Perdomo)
Robusto: 5 x 50
Cigar Coop Review: Garafolo Robusto
Show Video: Episode 132
The Garofalo is a cigar line that is distributed by United Cigar Group. The cigar is named for David Garofalo. Garofalo is best known for being the long-time owner and founder of Two Guys Smoke Shop in New Hampshire. He also is the host of the popular cigar broadcast, The Cigar Authority and he is the man behind United Cigar Group. United Cigar Group is best known for being the exclusive U.S. distributor of Nelson Alfonso’s Selected Tobacco brands (Atabey, Bandolero, and Byron). The group also works with other manufacturers to distribute other products. For, the Garofalo, it is produced out of Tabacalera Perdomo.
I found this to be a very good cigar that is mild in strength and mild to medium in body. It’s not going to be your usual creamy Ecuadorian Connecticut. It’s going to deliver notes of cedar and grass. There is a nice butterscotch / caramel / nut flavor that floats in and out as well.
Overall an enjoyable cigar. It’s one I’d definitely recommend a fiver for.