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Leaked! From Festival del Habano XVIII

By P Rogers February 17, 2016

Habanos S.A. has given a brief preview of cigars to be released at the Festival del Habano XVII, an annual event starting February 29th in Havana, Cuba lasting the entire week.  

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The Illusione Singulare Phantom Cigar Review

The Illusione Singulare Phantom Cigar Review

By P Rogers October 29, 2015

The Illusione Singulare Phantom was released in 2010; as a part of the Singulare series, a limited edition line by Dion Giolito (owner of Illusione), who prides himself on personally selecting the leaf and blend. The amount of cigars released is entirely dependent on the quality of tobacco that Dion finds. He believes in creating the best product not the best sales (in my opinion the way all cigars should be made).

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