Arturo Fuente Opus X Rosado Oro Oscuro Maduro Collection Description
OpusX – the cigar we simply can’t get enough of. It’s a cult hit, garnering 90+ ratings time and time again, and even pulling in a Cigar Aficionado Cigar of the Year award. There’s no denying it – this is an exquisite blend of tobaccos from the rich soil of the Dominican Republic.
But what makes this release special? Well, if you know Fuente, you know that they’re never content to rest on their laurels, they love to experiment to try and put interesting new twists on the classic OpusX blend. The OpusX Rosado Oro Oscuro cigar features a different wrapper than the one you’ll find on the core OpusX line. This is a spicy Rosado that has been aged and fermented to a lush, dark color to bring out incredibly bold flavor to add to the classic OpusX earthiness.
It’s all in the power of patience. As the Fuente motto promises, the company never, “Rushes the hands of time.” And you can’t be in a hurry if you want to produce a decent oscuro. Oscuro leaf typically is taken from the top of the tobacco plant, where ligero leaves have bathed and baked in the sun more than leaves found lower on the stalk. Instead of the moist, green leaves found in the relative shade of the bottom of the plant, top primings are “pre-heated,” so to speak. The result is a leaf that is ready to age, ferment, and develop ultra-rich flavor.
These sticks are also beautiful, in true Fuente fashion. “Oro” in Rosado Oro Oscuro stands for the golden yellow ribbon at the foot of these cigars. There’s also the gorgeous art on the boxes and bands.
The Fuente Fuente OpusX Rosado Oro Oscuro – a beautiful cigar and an even more beautiful smoke.