Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask
This time casks originally filled with 30-year Pedro Ximénez sherry, which Rabbit Hole used to create their PX Sherry Finish Bourbon shipped to A.J. Fernandez’s factory in Estelí, Nicaragua.
Next, experts place the Arapiraca binder leaves from Central Brazil’s Alagoas region in the sherry casks, also used as bourbon barrels, and the aging process begins. They control the air within these casks to ensure the sherry flavors distribute evenly among the binders. Diesel stated that the project's goal is to provide cigar and spirits lovers a deeper sensory experience.
The blend used in Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask cigars showcases Nicaraguan-aged tobaccos from three continents and a dark Connecticut broadleaf wrapper. But it’s the Brazilian Arapiraca binder aged in thirty-year-old Rabbit Hole Sherry Cask bourbon barrels, which is the real show stopper. The flavor notes are indeed a result, in part, of the sherry casks, though their impact is never overwhelming. Once you light up, you’ll be in another world of flavor, including chocolate, dark fruit, and pepper.
Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask cigars received a well-deserved 91 rating from Cigar Aficionado. Brands that push traditional cigar-making boundaries without crossing the gimmick line should always be rewarded for their courage to go against the grain.
Please enjoy Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask cigars at your leisure.
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Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask FAQ's
What are the flavors like?
Chocolate, dark fruit, pepper.
What’s the strength level?
Medium to Full.
Who is this cigar for?
Fans of A.J. Fernandez looking to try something off the beaten path.
Will I want to smoke it to the nub?
What’s a good pairing with it?
We’re interested in pouring some PX Sherry Finish Bourbon and seeing what happens. Another option is MariLime Law by Pipeworks Brewing Company. Any drink with naturally sweet characteristics is going to go great with Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask cigars.
What’s the best time/place to smoke this cigar?
This one has card game written all over it. With a bit of luck, you’ll throw off the other player’s performance as they try to make sense of the whiskey/fortified wine cigar you’re burning.
We couldn’t find any unless you run full tilt from the smell or taste of sherry. If that’s the case, and you’re a fan of full-strength Diesels, make a beeline for our Diesel Uncut cigars.