The original Corojo seed has its roots in Cuba and during the last half of the 20th century it was considered the best cigar wrapper in the world due to its exceptional qualities of texture, flexibility and flavor. However, at the end of the century, its use declined markedly and it was replaced by other hybrid tobacco varieties that were more resistant to diseases and with higher levels of productivity.
Many growers tried unsuccessfully to develop hybrid versions of the prized plant and therefore gave up. However, in 1997, Julio R. Eiroa, who owned Camacho at the time, began working with authentic Corojo seed on his Honduran farm. Success was immediate and, in 2000, he reintroduced this type of tobacco to the US market with Camacho. Since then, the Corojo has become a very important part of Camacho's portfolio.
Following the acquisition of Camacho by the Oettinger Davidoff Group of Switzerland and the subsequent revamp of Camacho, Corojo became a major staple of the Camacho brand and is virtually a tobacco used in all its lines. This is how, since 2013, the renewed Camacho Corojo cigars have become a central piece of the brand's portfolio, with a special figuration of the BXP line.
Davidoff's Camacho division launched, in 2017, the Camacho BXP Corojo line, featuring box-pressed cigars, a style of cigar that some say allows the smoker to take in more air with each puff, which cools the temperature of the smoke and allows better flavor than Parejo standards. This line is manufactured at Diadema Cigars de Honduras, S.A, Davidoff's new factory in Honduras.
The blend's profile maintains its fidelity to the roots of the Camacho Corojo, which means that the wrapper, binder, and filler all utilize Honduran Corojo. In addition, the BXP line not only box-presses the Corojo blend, but also adds Pennsylvania Broadleaf tobacco to the filler, whose broad leaf intensifies aromas and increases overall stimulation creating a fuller-flavored smoke.
The Camacho Corojo BXP has both body and flavor. It has a slight hint of chocolate in the aroma that comes from the cedar, with notes of sugary caramel mixed with the aromas of cedar and chocolate. The flavor of the tobacco is very rich, dark and dry, more acrid than most cigars one is used to and, slightly tinged with peppercorn flavor without being harsh. Like many of the more textured and earthy cigars, Camacho Corojo cigars pair excellently with a cup of dark coffee after a long day.
The Camacho Corojo BXP is offered in three box-pressed sizes. These three sizes are consistent across all three BXP mixes. The cigars are packaged in boxes of 20 units. The sizes are: Robusto: 5x50, Toro: 6x50 and Gordo: 6x60.
In our store you can buy the Camacho BXP Corojo Robusto at an excellent price. Don't miss out on this great opportunity.