The Aging Room Solera Shade is the latest cigar released by the Cigar of Year Award winning blender Rafael Nodal and his team at Boutique Blends. The Solera is named after the method that is used to breathe life and fire in to this truly unique cigar.
Solera is a method of aging that has been used for centuries mostly by those in the wine and spirits industry, most commonly in wine, sherry, rum, and brandy. For the first time in history Rafael and his team has introduced this method to the aging and blending process of cigars. The process its self is a system of combining different vintages of tobacco at different stages of the aging process, this is done to get a fuller flavor and create more complexity of taste a flavor from the tobacco.