Episode 314: Chinnock Cellars Limited Edition Terroir

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DESCRIPTION: Brian Chinnock of Chinnock Cellars Cigars says that his newest blend, appropriately called “Terroir,” incorporates tobacco leaves from several different regions to create a balance of the best qualities of each region.

Chinnock Cellars Terroir Torpedo

For the filler blend, Chinnock uses Seco leaf from the Dominican Republic and combines it with Viso leaf from Nicaragua. A double Volado leaf binder from Nicaragua is used for its combustion qualities and the cigar is then capped with a Sun Grown Ecuadorian Habano wrapper.

All Chinnock cigars have been blended specifically to go with the luscious Chinnock Cellars Napa wines and the cigars are boxed in a very special “Barrel” box, which resembles a wine barrel.

This week’s featured cigar is the Chinnock Cellars Limited Edition Terroir Torpedo.

Chinnock Cellars Terroir Torpedo

FEATURED LIBATION: Chinnock Cellars 2007 Reserve Merlot
Our libation of the week is a full-bodied, luscious Merlot from the choice acreage in Napa Valley. It is 97% Merlot and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon.

SPECIAL GUEST: Brian Chinnock

WHAT’S BEEN HAPPENING AT STOGIE FRESH
• Doc announces the current list of Crush & Roll West sponsors for the 2012 event.
• The Roxo Pick up Party at the new location of the Roxo Port Cellars tasting room.
• Update on the number of signatures on the Stop the FDA from regulating premium cigars petition.

Tatuaje La Verite 2008 Churchill

DOC’S CIGAR POSTSCRIPT: Tatuaje La Verite 2008 Churchill
This week’s postscript review is on the La Verite 2008 from Pete Johnson and Tatuaje. I first featured this cigar in Episode 253 of the Stogie Fresh 5 podcast on Saturday, January 1, 2011. These cigars have now been aging in my humidor for 2 years, 10.4 months and I pulled out a couple of samples this past week for a revisit.

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