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Sep 23, 2017 12:19 PM EST

Quick-ie: Relic by AJ Fernandez Belicoso - Box of 20

Lot #2552405
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Auction Closed

Closing Bid to Win: $57.00

Auction Status:CLOSED
Starting Bid:$1.00
Bid increment:$2.00
Qty Available:1
Opens on Apr 21, 2017 12:01 AM
Closes on Apr 21, 2017 11:59 PM
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1 Winner, 13 Bids Total
Current Winning Bidders
1. JB of Jacksonville, FL
1 unit, 154 days ago$55.00/ea
 
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Category: Quick-ies
Cigar Size: Belicoso (6.1" x 52)

Many claim to know old world Cuban cigars. AJ Fernandez lived them. Raised in Cuba, but born into the cigar industry, AJ worked alongside the legendary Alejandro Robaina in Pinar del Rio, Cuba, for nearly two decades. Here, he mastered the handmade cigar, from soil to ash, with the cigar world’s greatest mind and creator as his guide. The result, some of the industry’s tastiest and most beloved morsels, including Diesel, San Lotano, Ave Maria, and Man O’ War.

What is Relic? Maybe it’s the secret processes and tradition-steeped methods passed down from legend to master. Maybe it’s the rare Esteli-grown Habano wrapper that took nearly a decade to perfect. Maybe it’s an elusive recipe of savory tobaccos combining to pay homage to the cigar AJ based his lifetime of learnings upon. I can’t tell you what Relic means to AJ, but I can tell you what it means to you: an amazing experience unlike anything AJ has released to date.

On paper, Relic employs a generous dose of well-aged, Nicaraguan long-leaf ligeros. Skillfully blended for optimum flavor and strength, these thick, black leaves are secured within a bold Habano binder from Ecuador, then cloaked by AJ’s rarest wrapper and proudest accomplishment. A dark, toothy, shade grown Habano wrapper from the volcanic soils of Esteli, Nicaragua. Powerful yet graceful, this leaf is true to AJ form, and is only used to create Relic.

Once lit, each Relic consumes the palate with an immodest level of bold flavors. Perfectly executed from start to finish, the bouquet is robust throughout, offering deep notes of earth, leather, and espresso, made complete by underlying spices and hints of oak and rich chocolatey-tobacco goodness. Complexity is unwavering, and the strength satisfying. Relic truly is a product of both legend and master.

Box of 20.

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