Antaño 1970 by Joya De Nicaragua

A great part of a great resurrection

Cory Allen
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The Breakdown
Vitola (Size)
5.5 x 52
Price (USD)

The Joya organization has been through many trials and tribulations, but their resurrection has brought with them some pretty incredible and highly rated cigars. This time around we review a staple in it’s line up being the Antaño 1970. 

This cigar is beautiful in color and presents a subtle sheen on the wrapper. Perhaps what I enjoyed on his cigar the most was the draw. It was near perfect and others should work to replicate this type of perfection. 

The flavors overall were enjoyable but there were moments in which I was confused or getting notes of things that just didn't belong, including aggressive bitterness and periods of colorlessness. Otherwise you will enjoy a subtle earthiness and a hint of sweetness that stand out as a constant enjoyable flavors.  

At $7.70 per smoke, it’s certainly one worth exploring as there is nothing too complicated or harsh about this cigar, and on you should try especially if you enjoy Nicaraguan puros. 



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Joya de Nicaragua

50 years ago, we pioneered an industry by crafting the first cigars to ever come out of Nicaragua. We are thriving, like never before, thanks to our skillful and resilient people. For us, quality is not an obligation, it is our highest commitment. We are humbled and proud of 50 years of perserverance and success.

Cory Allen
Host of The Hot Ticket Podcast. Cory isn’t your prototypical cigar smoker. He’s a testament to today’s modern smoker. Having smoked his first cigar at the age 18, he immediately gained an affinity for this seemingly exclusive pastime, and specifically one that is not popular amongst those categorized as "Millennials" Today, Cory continues to indulge in some of the most highly rated and regarded cigars in the industry and is always seeking to get his grubby little hands on the next great smoke.