To appreciate the Illusione *G* Gigantes cigar, you must first look to its smaller sibling, Illusione *R* Rothchildes. You see, the Rothchildes landed onto the craft cigar scene in 2013 like a wrecking ball, taking over humidors across the country due to its deep flavor and extremely approachable price point.
Not surprisingly, the Illusione *G* Gigantes arrived only one year later, capitalizing on the Rothchildes success with a similar wallet friendliness... though being rolled in a much larger format. Indeed, the Gigantes cigar makes use of a similar (though not identical) recipe, showcasing a dark Mexican San Andrés maduro wrapper, double binder of Criollo '98 (Estelí) and Corojo '99 (Jalapa), and all-Nicaraguan fillers from the famed AGANORSA growing operation.
What does the Illusione *G* Gigantes cigar taste like?
Smoky campfire in tobacco form! The Gigantes cigar is the maduro lover's dream, jumpstarting the palate with medium-full-bodied flavors of earth, smoked hickory, peppered steak, and sweet molasses.