The Liga Privada T52 is the newest addition to the coveted Drew Estate family line and is also a limited edition. It’s the follow up cigar to one of the best they have in the stable, The Liga Privada No. 9. From start to finish, this stick is a beauty. The band, the box, everything is something you would expect from a top of the line cigar company but without all the bang and big colors. So simple, yet so effective.
But the simple look is quickly refined and you soon begin to see what great cigar you have in your hand. The T52 flavor profile is huge. It takes your palate on an immense journey with blends that only Drew Estate could make. They worked out the kinks in a lengthy process that culminated in the result of the Liga Privada T52. The wrapper is a Connecticut Sungrown Habano, a velevety smooth feel with dark and oily sheens. It’s not a maduro, but the look of it is certainly something special. Seven different varieties of tobacco make up the guts of the Liga Privada . On the outside, the stalk-cut wrapper is exquisite, dark, reddish-brown and glistening with oils. After rolling T52 is aged one full year, resulting in a brilliant array of complex nuances. Bold, distinct and loaded with notes of leather, earth, spices and black pepper, T52 is robust and satisfying.