The Diplomático by Mombacho Robusto started out with a short blast of white pepper. Body: Medium (DUSA). In addition, the spice that was so obvious in the first third is long gone by the time the burn line hits the halfway point, never to return. As I’ve said many times during assessments, a slight amount of resistance is what I prefer and that is exactly what the Diplomatico by Mombacho Robusto delivered. Country of Origin: Nicaragua On its own, the Diplomatico by Mombacho Robusto scores a respectable 88, but most importantly I’d recommend smoking this cigar the way it was intended – namely to be paired with a rum. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Key Flavors: Earth, Cream, Anise, Black Pepper, Cedar, Coffee Bean Diplomatico Robusto by Mombacho Cigars (5 x 50) Video review HERE. With Mombacho Cigars, the company decided to do something not done too often -namely develop a blend meant to specifically pair with a spirit. As mention before the start of the assessment, I’d make a comment about the pairing component. Diplomático By Mombacho Cigars S.A. Robusto There have been a number of different cigars blended specially to enjoy with certain foods or drinks, but a new collaboration between Mombacho Cigars S.A. and Ron Diplomático takes that idea one step further. The cigar was specifically blended to pair perfectly with Diplomatico Rum, featuring an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper over Nicaraguan binders and fillers. Quick View. Wrapper: Habano Ecuador What I found was that the rum does accentuate some of the better notes in the profile, specifically some of the aged oak and spicy chocolate flavors. Final smoking time for all three cigars averaged one hour and 26 minutes. Whenever I hear about a cigar that was blended specifically to be paired with certain foods or drinks, I am always a bit skeptical: what happens to the profile when the person smoking does not enjoy the cigar with the intended pairing? Both bands are a dark green with gold lettering and accents. These were rounded out by the cedar, coffee bean, and anise notes. Tierra Volcan Inc. 6405, NW 36th Street Miami, FL, 33166 Phone: 1-800-229-6081 Email: shop@mombachocigars.com Tierra Volcan Inc., is licensed by Mombacho Inc, to conduct all importation, wholesale, and direct to consumer online retail activity in the United States of America The Mombacho Diplomático Cigar is a medium-strength cigar that is handmade in Nicaragua. Diplomático by Mombacho is offered in three sizes. In addition, both Diplomático and Mombacho are contributing a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the cigars: Mombacho will be contributing to Carita Felíz Kinder, a non-profit organization that helps children in need in the company’s home city of Granada; while Diplomático will be donating to the I Love Venezuela Foundation, a non-profit organization in Venezuela where the rum is produced. The dry draw delivered a mix of wood, leather, and anise. In addition, although it remains exclusive to the retrohale, the raisin sweetness continues to play a major part in the profile and is still combining with a decent amount of black pepper that is present as well. The draw to the Diplomatico by Mombacho Robusto performed extremely well. As the name suggests, the new Diplomático By Mombacho Cigars S.A. was blended to be paired with just one brand of alcohol, specifically Diplomático rum. It’s a premium cigar that’s meant to be paired with a fine glass of rum . At the same time, this was a low maintenance cigar to derive flavor from. Eagle-eyed readers may have noticed a small difference: the word. [1] [2] Ele foi o primeiro de dez filhos nascidos em uma família de fazendeiros. Having said that, although the burn and smoke production were excellent, each of the samples did have to be touched up at least once. This cigar has great oil quality and leaves thick, buttery textured smoke all over the palate with a lasting finish. Michael M. 02/25/2020 About: Mombacho Diplomatico Robusto 5" * 50 oak, caramel, cinnamon, walnut, butter, dried grain, vanilla. Mombacho Cigars have been wildly popular throughout Europe and Asia since 2006 and have finally made their way to American shores. Diplomático By Mombacho Cigars S.A. Petit Corona (4 1/2 x 44) — $9.95 (Box of 10, $99.50), Diplomático By Mombacho Cigars S.A. Robusto (5 x 50) — $12.95 (Box of 10, $129.50), Diplomático By Mombacho Cigars S.A. Toro (6 x 52) — $14.95 (Box of 10, $149.50). On the center of the band is an image of Don Juan Meléndez, the man who inspired the Diplomático brand. Mombacho Cigars has partnered with Diplomático Rum to create a new smoke specifically blended to complement this Venezuelan spirit. It was created as a pairing partner to the Diplomatico rum from Venezuela. In 2019, Diplomático by Mombacho would be the cigar meant to pair with Diplomático Rum – and it’s the Robusto size of that cigar we will take a closer look at today. Prior to lighting up the Diplomático by Mombacho Robusto, a straight cut was used to remove the cap of the cigar. By the end of the second third, the pepper notes joined the earth notes in the forefront. On the right pinstripes is an image of Casa Favilli with the text “TOTALMENTE A MANO” in light font. This site does not participate in pay per click or affiliate advertising programs. The pepper settled very quickly and was joined by notes earth, coffee bean, cedar, and anise. There is also a major change in the raisin sweetness on the retrohale, which is increasing in strength as the second third burns down, replacing the black pepper in the profile. There is also Mombacho’s Cosecha line, which is a near-annual limited edition vintage project. At this point, it was time to light up the Diplomático by Mombacho Robusto and see what the smoking experience would have in store. Without further ado, let’s break down the Diplomático by Mombacho Robusto and see what this cigar brings to the table. I am a co-founder of halfwheel and now serve as an editor for halfwheel. The cigars are rolled in limited-edition quantities with a premium blend of 100% Nicaraguan tobaccos covered with an oily, seamless Jalapa wrapper that displays a medium brown color with a striking clay- red tint. Once you get past that, you notice that the cigar is covered in an extremely attractive dark espresso brown wrapper that is both silky and supple smooth to the touch due to the copious amounts of oil that is present. Cigar Coop assessments are not conducted with any beverage other than water or seltzer. On the retro-hale was an additional layer of white pepper. While there is no doubt that the profile changes for the better when paired with Diplomático rum—at least for me, the sweetness in the blend is enhanced significantly, something that the cigar sans rum is lacking in the first third—there is also no doubt that the cigar blend is good enough to stand on its own. Originally established in 1959, Licorerías Unidas S.A (LUSA) owned the distillery through its main shareholder, Seagram’s International, one of the largest wines and spirits companies in the world. The concept of pairings with spirits and cigars seems to have been around forever. I found the cigar experience complemented the rum – and I found the rum to complement the cigar. Below the image is the text “DIPLOMATICO” and “RUM” in a light-colored font. Draw: Good Complexity: Medium The Mombacho Story – While backpacking through Central America in 2005, Cameron Heaps, co-owner of Steam Whistle Brewing, discovered a family cigar factory next door to the school where he was taking Spanish lessons. Brand Reference: Mombacho. ... (Robusto) $ 8.95 – $ 143.20. Smoke production off of the foot is well above average, while the draw is excellent after a straight cut, but the cigar has to be touched up a couple of times to keep from getting out of hand. A documentary wedding photographer by trade, I spent seven years as a photojournalist for the Dallas Morning News and the Fort Worth Star Telegram. Retail price is set at $14.95 for the Toro, $12.95 for the Robusto and $9.95 for the Petit Corona. These touch-ups facilitated keeping the burn on a straight path and the burn line relatively straight. Diplomático By Mombacho Cigars S.A. Robusto (5 x 50) — $12.95 (Box of 10, $129.50) Diplomático By Mombacho Cigars S.A. Toro (6 x 52) — $14.95 (Box of 10, $149.50) While the smoke bears the name and logo of Diplomático Rum, it's not infused and has no rum flavoring added to the tobacco blend. There have been a number of different cigars blended specially to enjoy with certain foods or drinks, but a new collaboration between Mombacho Cigars S.A. and Ron Diplomático takes that idea one step further. The cigars will come in 10-count box with an MSRP of: Toro $14.95, Robusto $12.95, and Petit Corona $9.95. OVERALL ASSESSMENT Strength: Medium Editor’s Note: As someone that has been drinking Diplomático when it was really difficult to find in the U.S., I would say this. I only smoked samples we bought for this review. Therefore, this cigar was scored and assessed like every other cigar on this website, but we do include some pairing notes in the overall assessment that are independent of the score and rating. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The blend uses an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper, and binder and fillers Jalapa, Condega and Estelí. Reserva Exclusivo (green bottle) is great for the price, Single Vintage 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2004 (in that order) are very good, Ambassador is worth the roughly $300 price point, and if you find Single Vintage 1997, please send it to me. Robusto: 5 x 50 The earth and pepper notes remained primary. Filler: Nicaraguan Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Diplmoatico Rum is produced in Venezuela, and Mombacho Cigars are produced in Grenada, Nicaragua. The far left of the band has a gold Mombacho logo in landscape mode. July 12, 2019 July 12, 2019 Events IPCPR 2019. This cigar has great oil quality and leaves thick, buttery textured smoke all over the palate with a lasting finish. There was a light coating of oil on the surface. The cigar is very hard when squeezed—just short of rock hard—and unsurprisingly, feels very dense in your hand when held. Diplomático By Mombacho Cigars S.A. comes in three vitolas: Toro 6 x 52 $14.95, Robusto 5 x 50 $12,95, and Petit Corona 4 x 44 $9.95 all comes in boxes of 10. Buy Mombacho Diplomatico Online: The newest release from Mombacho cigars, who collaborated with Diplomatico Rum to create a cigar that specifically pairs with the rum produced by Diplomatico. Robusto, cepo 50 x 127 mm di lunghezza; Petit Corona, cepo 44 x 102 mm di lunghezza; Realizzati presso Casa Favilli a Granada in Nicaragua, Diplomático By Mombacho sono distribuiti in box da 10 unità ad un prezzo di $ 14,95 per il Toro, $ 12,95 per il Robusto e $ 9,95 per il Petit Corona. There was a creamy texture also present in the forefront. Finally, although the strength continues to increase slightly until the end of the cigar, it barely reaches the medium mark by the time I put the nub down with about an inch to go. Finish: Very Good, News: Diplomatico by Mombacho Launched at the 2019 IPCPR Trade Show With all of those other lines, they are 100% Nicaraguan cigars. Each is presented in ten-count boxes. back; Arturo Fuente Cigars; Brick House Cigars; Davidoff Cigars; Macanudo Cigars; Perla del Mar Cigars; Quorum Cigars; RoMa Craft Tobac Cigars; Romeo y Julieta Cigars Burn of the Diplomatico by Mombacho Robusto. Diplomático By Mombacho Cigars S.A. comes in three sizes: Toro, Robusto and Petit Corona. There are two bands on the Diplomático by Mombacho. 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As for the cigar itself, it delivers a solid flavor experience and the anise note gives the cigar its “X factor.” I didn’t find the Diplomatico by Mombacho Robusto to have a “wow” factor, but it still delivered a solid experience. Featuring an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper over Nicaraguan binders and fillers. Thankfully, the Diplomático By Mombacho has a number of positive changes in the second third, most notably in the dominant flavor, which has switched to an obvious dark chocolate note that replaces the aged oak—although the latter is still very much present—followed closely by flavors of almonds, espresso beans, leather, sawdust and hay. For the first time a Cigar blend has been conceived exclusively to be paired with not just any Rum but specifically one of the world’s finest, Diplomatico Rum. If you have even a passing knowledge of Diplomático rum—specifically the green bottle Diplomático Reserva Exclusivo—then the color of the band will probably look very familiar to you, as it is basically the same green color from the rum bottle. There are some thin pinstripes protruding from the center of the band. 88-90, Buy One, Mombacho, Review. In the end, I can easily recommend trying the Diplomático By Mombacho Cigars S.A. on its own, I would definitely make a point to try it with Diplomático Reserva Exclusivo rum as well if the time allows. The Mombacho Diplomático Rum toro was a decent smoke that offered a rich array of notes and aromas once it got past the first half inch of harshness. Aroma from the wrapper is a combination strong creamy oak, earth, leather, sweet manure, almonds and raisins while the cold draw brings flavors of earth, sawdust, leather, aged oak, peanut shells and raisin sweetness. Cancel Unsubscribe. Factory: Casa Favilli. Production is handled at the company’s Casa Favilli factory in Grenada, Nicaragua. Mombacho Cigars has partnered with Diplomático Rum to create a new smoke specifically blended to complement this Venezuelan spirit. Its reddish Ecuadorian Habano wrapper covers a Nicaraguan binder and filler. Burn: Very Good Loading... Unsubscribe from Developing Palates? Post was not sent - check your email addresses! The year 1570 was the last time that Mombacho Volcano in Granada, Nicaragua erupted. November 24, 2020 The Mombacho Diplomatico is a medium-strength cigar that is handmade in Nicaragua. The factory located in Granada, Nicaragua where Mombacho cigars are rolled is named Casa Favilli, and it is actually a former colonial mansion that reminds me a little of the, When I took the main band off of the first sample I smoked, I was surprised to see a roll date printed on inside of band, the first time I have seen one in that location that I can recall off the top of my head. 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