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The Time Capsule Blends from La Aurora: A Timeless Celebration of Cigar Excellence

Sep 1st, 2023


For over a century, La Aurora has been a pioneer in the art of cigar making, and their journey has been marked by innovation, passion, and dedication to craftsmanship. As a tribute to its illustrious history, La Aurora presents "The Time Capsule Blends" line of cigars - a collection of cigars that commemorates pivotal moments in their premium cigar-making journey, when they perfected their signature blends and techniques, elevating the smoking experience of La Aurora cigars to unparalleled heights. Each cigar in this assortment bears the name of the year the wrapper debuted in La Aurora's esteemed lineup, signifying a remarkable chapter in its rich heritage.

The Time Capsule Blends

The Time Capsule Blends line captures the essence of La Aurora’s remarkable history and invites enthusiasts to immerse themselves in a captivating journey through time, offering an opportunity to experience the essence of each era and relish the flavors that have made La Aurora a venerable name in the cigar industry. Each cigar tells a unique story, allowing smokers to savor the past while embracing the present. With The Time Capsule Blends line, La Aurora continues to be a beacon of quality and tradition in the cigar industry. The cigars in The Time Capsule Blend line include:

● La Aurora Corojo 1962

● La Aurora Maduro 1985

● La Aurora Connecticut 1987

● La Aurora Cameroon 1903

As you light up these masterfully crafted cigars, you become part of a legacy that spans over a century, indulging in the pleasure of a smoking experience that transcends time.

La Aurora Corojo 1962

La Aurora Corojo 1962 is a mild to medium-bodied cigar blend that boasts a smooth, creamy texture, rich aromas, and a complex flavor profile. The blend comprises a unique combination of Dominican and Nicaraguan fillers and Ecuadorian tobacco in the binder. Its wrapper is made from carefully selected Dominican Corojo seed tobacco and is gently rolled by skilled hands to achieve the ideal balance of flavor and strength. The utilization of these premium tobacco leaves yields a flavor profile that is both rich and intricate. It is defined by its sweet and floral notes, complemented by a hint of spiciness and a woody aroma.

This blend comes in three different shapes and lengths, offering a smoke time of an hour or more, depending on the cigar shape you choose. The four available shapes are:

● Churchill: measuring 7" in length with a ring gauge of 47

● Gran Toro: measuring 6" in length with a ring gauge of 58 (not available online)

● Toro: measuring 5 ¾" in length with a ring gauge of 54

● Robusto: measuring 5" in length with a ring gauge of 50

In all, La Aurora Corojo 1962 is an exquisite blend that is a true testament to the brand's commitment to quality and tradition. It exudes elegance and creaminess with undertones of roasted coffee. A subtle touch of spice is masterfully intertwined with hints of floral and leathery notes over woody and nutty aromas. Moreover, throughout the entire smoking experience, it imparts a delightful honeyed sensation, ranging from a medium to a robust intensity. Enjoy it on its own, or pair it with your favorite drink for a truly indulgent experience.

La Aurora Maduro 1985

La Aurora Maduro 1985 marks a significant milestone as it commemorates La Aurora's first use of a Brazilian Maduro wrapper. It is a distinguished cigar featuring a blend highlighting the finest tobacco components - a Brazilian Maduro wrapper, a Nicaraguan binder, and a carefully selected Nicaraguan tobacco filler. Upon lighting the Maduro 1985, an earthy flavor takes the forefront, accompanied by gentle hints of pepper, adding a delightful zest to the experience. As the journey continues, almond notes enter, gracefully mingling with the subtle sweetness of dried fruits. A touch of elegance is bestowed upon the palate by a captivating dark chocolate essence, enhancing the overall indulgence. Throughout the smoking experience, a subtle undercurrent of coffee cream makes its presence known, providing a comforting layer of complexity to the blend. However, the true highlight lies in the tropical fruit notes that burst onto the scene, leaving a lasting impression on the finish.

This exquisite full-bodied blend is available in various shapes and sizes, ensuring a smoke time of one hour or more, depending on your preferred cigar shape. This ensures a personalized experience tailored to your preferences. You can choose from the following four options:

● Churchill: has a length of 7" and a ring gauge of 47

● Gran Toro: measuring 6" in length with a ring gauge of 58 (not available online)

● Toro: has a length of 5 ¾" and a ring gauge of 54

● Robusto: has a length of 5" and a ring gauge of 50

With the La Aurora Maduro 1985, connoisseurs are treated to an exquisite symphony of flavors and aromas crafted to deliver a smoking experience that is nothing short of extraordinary. It is a testament to La Aurora's dedication to innovation and excellence in the world of premium cigars. For those seeking a truly memorable and refined cigar experience, La Aurora Maduro 1985 is a must-try, embodying the essence of La Aurora's legacy of crafting exceptional cigars since 1903. Indulge in the pleasure of savoring these artfully crafted cigars, each designed to provide a unique and fulfilling smoking experience.

La Aurora Connecticut 1987

La Aurora Connecticut 1987 is a beautiful, hand-crafted cigar created to commemorate a significant milestone in the company's history — the first use of a Connecticut shade wrapper in La Aurora cigars. This exceptional blend features a wrapper cultivated in the gentle Connecticut shade, complemented by a Dominican tobacco binder and a filler blend of Nicaraguan and Dominican tobaccos. From the moment you light up the Connecticut 1987, its well-rounded profile envelops your palate in a captivating experience. The initial puffs reveal delightful wooden notes, setting the stage for a journey of flavors. As the smoke unfolds, a creamy coffee essence emerges, adding a touch of sophistication to the overall taste. Not to be overlooked are the inviting notes of nuts that gracefully intertwine with the other flavors, creating a harmonious and indulgent smoke. The subtle citrusy tones bring a unique twist to the blend, lending a refreshing and vibrant quality to the overall smoking experience.

Crafted with precision and care, this medium-bodied blend encapsulates the essence of La Aurora's legacy as the oldest cigar factory in the Dominican Republic, dating back to 1903. You can choose from a variety of four different shapes and sizes, each offering a minimum of an hour’s smoke time.

● Churchill: 7" in length and a ring gauge of 47

● Gran Toro: 6" in length and a ring gauge of 58

● Toro: 5 ¾" in length and a ring gauge of 54

● Robusto: 5" in length and a ring gauge of 50

La Aurora Connecticut 1987 is a true gem for aficionados seeking a refined and memorable smoke, offering a perfect balance of flavors that dance on the palate from start to finish. It embodies the craftsmanship and passion that define La Aurora's cigars, making it a choice worth savoring for any cigar enthusiast.

La Aurora Cameroon 1903

La Aurora Cameroon 1903 captures a timeless essence rooted in the heart of cigar history. Named after the vibrant African land where its exquisite red and glossy wrapper was once harvested, this cigar pays homage to the legacy of Eduardo León Jimenes, a visionary who founded La Aurora. The remarkable blend features a binder from Ecuador and a filler composed of Dominican and Nicaraguan tobacco, resulting in a medium-strength smoke that dances gracefully between sweet and spicy tasting notes. Much like an aria of flavors, bold hints of cinnamon and cocoa command the stage while a symphony of wood undertones accompanies in the background. As the journey unfolds, a citrusy touch takes the final bow, leaving a lingering sensation of fulfillment. The Cameroon wrapper was Eduardo León Jimenes' favorite wrapper to use when he founded La Aurora. The exceptional wrapper and flavor of La Aurora Cameroon 1903 is evident in every draw, a sentiment that dates back to the very birth of La Aurora in 1903.

Expertly curated, this medium-bodied cigar promises a well-rounded smoke lasting approximately one hour.

● Churchill: 7" in length and a ring gauge of 47 (not available online)

● Gran Toro: 6" in length and a ring gauge of 58 (not available online)

● Toro: 5 ¾" in length and a ring gauge of 54 (not available online)

● Robusto: 5" in length and a ring gauge of 50

Just as La Aurora Maduro 1985 marked a pivotal moment in the brand's history, La Aurora Cameroon 1903 holds a significant place, harmonizing history, taste, and craftsmanship into a masterpiece that resonates across time and palates.

The Original Blends Sampler Pack La Aurora

The Oringial Blends Sampler Pack is an excellent choice for those who want to explore the world of premium cigars without committing to one particular blend within the Time Capsules series. It provides a unique opportunity to taste a variety of flavors and find the perfect match for individual preferences. This sampler pack includes five cigars with distinct flavors and aromas. It is a perfect introduction to the brand's Time Capsule Blend cigars, known for their rich taste and impeccable quality.

The sampler pack features a delightful assortment of premium cigars, including two Corojo 1962 Robusto cigars, boasting a sweet and floral flavor profile. Additionally, there are two Connecticut 1987 Robusto cigars, known for their creamy and nutty notes. The pack features a Maduro 1985 Robusto cigar, delivering a toasty and cacao-infused experience. Every cigar is meticulously handcrafted using the finest tobaccos, skillfully combining Dominican and Ecuadorian binders with a harmonious blend of Dominican and Nicaraguan fillers. Additionally, the character of each cigar is embodied in its unique wrapper, for which it is named. All the Robustos of The Time Capsule Blend line has a burn time of 60 minutes, offering a truly indulgent and relaxing experience. And, priced at an affordable $35, this sampler pack is the perfect gift for cigar aficionados and anyone who appreciates the art of savoring a premium cigar.

Final Notes

The Time Capsule Blends from La Aurora is a timeless celebration of cigar excellence, representing the brand's dedication to craftsmanship and innovation over the years. Each blend in this collection pays homage to pivotal moments in La Aurora's premium cigar-making journey, showcasing signature blends and techniques that have elevated their cigars to unparalleled heights. From the smooth and creamy Connecticut 1987 or Cameroon 1903 to the bold and spicy Corojo 1962 and the intense richness of Maduro 1985, The Time Capsule Blends offer a diverse range of flavors and experiences. Whether you are a seasoned connoisseur or a newcomer to the world of cigars, this collection caters to all palates, making it a must-have for any cigar enthusiast.

For those seeking the ultimate exploration of La Aurora's history and craftsmanship, The Time Capsule Blends are the quintessential choice. With each puff, you are reminded of the brand's commitment to excellence, leaving you with a profound appreciation for the art of cigar making. As you embark on this unforgettable journey of flavors and aromas, The Time Capsule Blends stand as a true testament to La Aurora's enduring passion for crafting exceptional cigars. Celebrate the tradition, relish the taste, and immerse yourself in the timeless celebration of cigar excellence with The Time Capsule Blends from La Aurora.