Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Maestro Torpedo Cigars by Rafael Nodal & AJ Fernandez
Cigar Aficionado’s “Top 25 Cigars of 2019” – No. 1 Rated 96
Rafael Nodal creator of the Aging Room brand of cigars first released back in 2011 alongside his partner José “Jochy” Blanco in the Dominican Republic. In that same year the cigar was a huge success entering the elite title of Cigar Aficionado’s “Top 25 Cigars of 2011.” Since then the brand has many lines produced by a handful of factories, in the case of Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua, the cigars are made by A.J. Fernandez in Nicaragua. Not a surprise, AJ Fernandez has been on the radar for some time now, producing some of the very best cigars on the market, many of which receiving high ratings and reaching the prestigious Cigar Aficionado’s Top 25 Cigars list for numerous years now.
The crowning achievement, the Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua blend is a Nicaraguan puro, utilizing AJ Fernandez’s expertise of growing superior tobacco on his extensive Nicaraguan farms. The Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua cigar line delivers an explosion of flavor, complex, rich and rememberable. Core notes dark chocolate and wood, with subtle hints of caramel and toasted almonds, a symphony of flavors all working together in perfect harmony in this full-bodied full-flavored Nicaraguan cigar which has earned the highest prize in the land, Cigar Aficionado’s No. 1 spot as 2019’s “Cigar of the Year!”
Great news! A former #1 Cigar of the Year, Aging Room Quattro Nicaraguan earned a 96-Rating. In 2021 it landed in the #14 spot, with a 93-rating, noting: “There are many different Aging Rooms made in different factories, but this is the blend that gives us the finest performance: an orchestral suite of flavors that range from espresso and chocolate to pecan and caramel. A note of star anise resonates on the finish for a lasting encore.”