Posts Tagged ‘La Flor Dominicana Air Bender’

Here are some pics of the 2010 Zen Cigar of the Year, the La Flor Dominicana Air Bender, on my new camera.  Don’t worry, I’m not quitting my day job.  🙂



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Size: 5″ x 50

Vitola: Robusto

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano

Origin: The DR

Age: Fresh

Woo-hoo! The newest creation from Litto Gomez was on my must try list.  The name Air Bender has two meanings according to Litto, the first is due to his affinity for Kung Fu movies and the other is that smoke appears to be bending air as it dissipates.  Kinda poetic, no?  My shop, Empire Cigars, just got the whole line in and I couldn’t be more excited.


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I was too!  I wrote and asked Litto about this and this is what I got:

The air benders will be released soon,they will come in four sizes. The wrapper is habano from Ecuador and the filler and binder are from our farm in La Canela. The result is a very flavorful cigar with lots of body.



So still a somewhat cloudy picture, but my guess is the name hints at it’s strength?  Maybe this is the next level Double Ligero!  If so, yikes!

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La Flor Dominicana is a brand that has really gained in popularity over the last few years.  It is the child of Litto Gomez and Ines Lorenzo-Gomez who have poured the hearts into creating one of the most diverse brands out there.  I love the brand as there is a cigar for every mood.  From the mild to the very full-bodied the Gomez’ have put together quite an amazing portfolio.



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