Por Larrañaga Petit Coronas, Cuban Cigar Information
This Por Larrañaga is interesting in it's only available in cabinet's of fifty, whereas every other Petit Corona is only available in boxes of twenty five. Up until 2007 the availability of the Por Larrañaga Petit Corona was difficult to come by. However, in recent years, production has seemed to have picked up and now are reasonably easy to come across.
I find the production of the more rustic than other Cigars of the same vitola. Additionally, the Por Larrañaga Petit Corona requires a few years ageing before the qualities of the tobacco start to come through to the fore.
Interestingly, I have seen a few UK stockists promoting the Por Larranaga Petit Corona quite aggressively in the last two years or so. As an insider brand, I was quite surprised that the Cigar was being pushed. It may be because the Por Larranaga brand is quite good value for money and thus being able to offer these slightly cheaper than other Petit Coronas - the Montecristo No. 4 & Cohiba Siglo II spring to mind.
My view on the Por Larrañaga Petit Coronas
Box Code - EML ABR 2014
Along with the Cohiba Siglo II, the Por Larrañaga Petit Coronas takes at least two years to show it's true flavour profile of sweet caramel syrup notes. Available only in cabinets of fifty, this Por Larranaga lends itself for buying a few cabinets and squirreling them away.
Final Score: 90points.