Wrapper:  Brazil
Binder:  Mexican San Andres
Filler:  Dominican Republic
Brand:  La Flor Dominicana
Factory:  Tabacalera La Flor S.A.
Price Range:  $11-$14
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For those of you familiar with La Flor Dominicana cigars but unfamiliar with the La Nox, I will say this to start: the La Nox is VERY different from any of the other LFD’s currently on the market yet it maintains some similarities.

Before I even lit it up, I noticed just how dark the wrapper was. The cigar itself uses Brazilian wrappers, a Mexican San Andreas Binder and filler from the Dominican Republic. The cold draw had a very nice sweetness to it..

LFD La Nox – First Third

Right off the bat my taste buds were getting sweetness. There was a distinct tartness and, on the back end a saltiness. With out skipping a beat my brain put those together and it was like eating a granola bar with chocolate and berries in it. The berry flavor was something I had never gotten so easily until smoking the La Nox. I have occasionally picked it up in some of the other cigars I have smoked but nothing like this.

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As the first third burned on, the berries and chocolate remained but were accompanied by a distinct apple and cedar. The chocolate also became very noticeable which I personally found very enjoyable. The smoke output through the first third was fantastic. It had a very nice mouth feel to it and was plentiful. Much like the first La Nox I smoked, the first third really fired on all cylinders.

LFD La Nox – Second Third

The transition into the second third was smooooth, the sweetness from the berry flavors backed off and the chocolate lost some of the sweeter characteristics it had in the first third. The second third kicked off with some nice earthy tones and a roasted coffee that coated my palate.

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The second third fit the dark theme this cigar has, taking on a darker flavor profile compared to the very bright first third. The sweeter milk chocolate transitioned into a rich dark chocolate and paired well with the roasted coffee notes.The Nicotine was also more pronounced in the second third which brought a nice change of pace compared to the first third.

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LFD La Nox – Final Third

With the cigar nearing it’s end, I started to fall in love all over again. The flavors transitioned fantastically once again. The darker profile started to become vibrant again and the oh-so-familiar berries and apple flavor came to life. The chocolate still remained dark, and the coffee was more of a background character, but it still played a big enough roll to be noticed.

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The flavors remained consistent to the very last puff, even adding a rich tobacco and just the slightest hint of spice to tickle the palate. I will admit that I did wish the spice was more present as it really would have brightend up  the La Nox a bit. However the cigar ended on a high note. I kept wishing it would have continued going but I knew it had to end at some point.

LFD La Nox – Final Thoughts

This cigar really is different then almost anything that I’ve smoked before. It is very easy to detect the flavors so easy in fact it’s almost as if they where written right on the cigar. This cigar is also naturally sweeter than anything I have smoked before. I have seriously grown to love the La Nox, this cigar is seriously brilliant and has a lot of nuances which really keep your attention through out. There really isn’t ever a moment that lulled me to sleep or lost my attention and I was constantly trying to pinpoint every flavor I was getting. I love the experience of smoking the La Nox and all it has to offer. I would recommend this cigar to everyone and I’ll be buying myself a box of these soon. So if you haven’t smoked it I recommend you do so soon!

La Flor Dominicana La Nox Review
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9 Cigar Noise Network (8 votes)
Pros

Hits on on almost every flavor profile

Flavors are easy to identify

Unique Profile

Cons

A touch up was needed

Strength might be too much for some people

Summary
LFD La Nox is a treat - the flavors are excellent. I really feel like this cigar is something to sit back and enjoy and is different then the other LFD's. La Nox does a fanatic job separating itself from the pack.
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I'm a fan
One of my top 5 new releases of 2015. With a Brazilian Cubra Maduro wrapper over a SA maduro binder, it's no wonder I enjoy this cigar.
April 6, 2016, 9:41 pm
Value8.5
Burn9.1
Draw9.1
Flavor9.3
Enjoyment9.3
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Pleasant smoke
This stick is very pleasant and holds great construction. Throughout the smoke there is a persistent fruity taste of different kinds that ranges from sweetness to more dry cocoa/coffee. There is also an underlying creaminess that is gentle and friendly to the palate. The varied flavor profile is great as you can easily pick up on most flavor connotations throughout the smoke, a complex yet simple smoke that offers plenty to enjoy. The wrapper was very dark and oily which I thought was just beautiful. Definitely worth smoking.
April 5, 2016, 11:06 pm
Value8.5
Burn8.7
Draw8.8
Flavor9.5
Enjoyment9
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Second Time's a Charm
First go around, I thought this cigar was overhyped and overpriced. Second go around, I'm really glad that I was able to give it another shot. Creamy, pleasant, and easy on the palate.
April 1, 2016, 8:34 pm
Value9
Burn9.3
Draw9.2
Flavor9.1
Enjoyment9.2
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Very enjoyable
I really like the band on this cigar.

The cold draw on this tasted great. During the smoke there was a lot of dark heavy flavors, but also a smoothness that was delicious.

Luckily I was able to pickup a few more of them to smoke again over the next several months.
March 31, 2016, 3:50 am
Value8.5
Burn8.4
Draw9.1
Flavor9.1
Enjoyment9.3
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Very enjoyable
I really like the band on this cigar.

The cold draw on this tasted great. During the smoke there was a lot of dark heavy flavors, but also a smoothness that was delicious.

Luckily I was able to pickup a few more of them to smoke again over the next several months.
March 31, 2016, 3:50 am
Value8.5
Burn8.4
Draw9.1
Flavor9.1
Enjoyment9.3
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LFD La Nox
I've smoked three of these and all three were perfect in construction, smoke production and required very little effort in burn correction, if any. This stick is complex! Chocolate and espresso are the flavor notes throughout. I was surprised by the scent at the foot...very much like sweet hay and a bit floral but that completely goes against the flavor profile I experienced. The cold draw was pleasant and rich in tobacco flavor and I knew I was in for a treat. The only bad thing?....my local shop is out!
March 30, 2016, 7:35 pm
Value9
Burn9.5
Draw9
Flavor9.6
Enjoyment9.7
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Very Unique Cigar for LFD
This is really one of the most unique cigars that LFD has ever come out with. It has a great flavor profile and offers up a very enjoyable long smoking experience. These are a little expensive but worth it.
March 29, 2016, 3:27 pm
Value8.5
Burn9
Draw9
Flavor9.2
Enjoyment9
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Very Nice
LfD does it again. They do not make a bad cigar.
March 11, 2016, 12:37 am
Value8.8
Burn9.1
Draw8.8
Flavor9.2
Enjoyment9
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