Latitude Zero is a brand that has impressed us here at P&C from the beginning. When we heard that they were bringing out what they considered to be their best cigar yet, we were more than intrigued.
Latitude Zero Excursion samples arrived at the P&C Ranch a while ago. We sat down and lit up these dark beauties with high hopes, but we've had our share of dog rockets, as well. Not this time. We all smoked these babies down to the finger-scorching nub. The flavors were so rich that we wanted more, but we knew we'd have to wait. Now, the wait is over.
The core of Excursion is a blend of Honduran and Nicaraguan Cuban-seed long-fillers, held together by an Ecuadorian binder. But what makes this cigar truly special is the wrapper. The highest-grade Connecticut Broadleaf wrappers are aged twice as long as usual by the Oliva Tobacco Company (suppliers of leaf for companies like Davidoff and Ashton). This produces a dark, toothy capa with rich, round flavor.
Latitude Zero Excursion features bold notes of dark chocolate, espresso, wood, earth, mellow pepper, with a sweet note of dried fruit on the finish. This is a slow-burning cigar, densely packed with premium leaf that will keep you happy for a long time. To cap it off, instead of a box, they come in a leather pouch that holds twelve cigars, with a belt loop to make it easy to tote.