When we talk about the tasting notes of many premium cigars, you’ll find countless smokers, reviewers as well as brands mentioning earthy flavors. It’s because many top-rated brands as well as boutique cigar brands grow some of their highest quality tobacco in places like Ecuador, which have loads of nutrient-rich volcanic soil. 

Because of this soil makeup, and due to the cultivation, harvesting and fermenting tactics of the growers, the cigars will obtain an earthy taste and a unique balance of the cigar.

The Cigar World team wanted to celebrate earthy cigars in all their wonder, that’s why we’ve put together a list of the 10 best earthy cigars for 2022. Enjoy, and let us know your favorites in the comments below!

Alec Bradley Gatekeeper

Enticingly smooth and medium-bodied, Alec Bradley Gatekeeper creates a rich profile that’s accentuated by notes of earth, cedar, nuts, and leather.

Wrapper: Ecuadoran Habano

Binder: Nicaraguan

Filler: Dominican, Nicaraguan

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Camacho Distillery Edition Corojo 

Medium-bodied and draped in a Honduran Corojo wrapper, Distillery Edition Corojo is a complex smoke that features notes of spice, earth and caramel in every puff.

Wrapper: Honduran 

Binder: Honduran Corojo

Filler: Dominican, Honduran

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CAO Mortal Coil

Wrapped in a USA Broadleaf, CAO Mortal Coil is a medium bodied cigar that features a century-old fermenting process and produces flavorful notes of earth with a spicy, creamy finish.

Wrapper: American Broadleaf

Binder: American Shade

Filler: Honduran, Nicaraguan, Dominican Andullo

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Cohiba Royale

Cohiba Royale is a distinctly complex full bodied cigar that’s crafted from a meticulous blend of Nicaraguan, Dominican and Honduran tobaccos. Each puff leads to flavorful notes of earth and spice.

Wrapper: Nicaraguan Jalapa

Binder: Dominican Piloto Cubano 

Filler: Dominican, Nicaraguan, Honduran

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Diesel Hair of the Dog

Full flavored and medium bodied, Diesel Hair of the Dog comes draped in an Ecuadoran Habano wrapper and features flavorful notes of earth with a spicy finish.

Wrapper: Ecuadoran Habano

Binder: Ecuadoran Sumatra

Filler: Nicaraguan

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H. Upman Perlado

H. Upman Perlado is a smooth, medium bodied cigar that features flavorful notes of earth, wood, and creamy leather in each puff.

Wrapper: Sumatra Java

Binder: Dominican 

Filler: Dominican

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Montecristo Espada Oscuro

Medium bodied and chalk full of Nicaraguan tobacco, Espada Oscuro is complex and produces notes of pepper, earth and leather in each puff.

Wrapper: Nicaraguan

Binder: Nicaraguan

Filler: Nicaraguan

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My Father La Promesa

Wonderfully balanced and medium to full bodied, My Father La Promesa homes draped in a gorgeous Habano Rosado Oscuro wrapper that delivers notes of wood, chocolate and earth.

Wrapper: Habano Rosado Oscuro

Binder: Nicaraguan

Filler: Nicaraguan

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Romeo Y Julieta Reserva Real Nicaragua

Reserva Real Nicaragua is a medium to full bodied puro that features flavorful notes of cedar, leather, toast and earth in each and every puff.

Wrapper: Nicaraguan

Binder: Nicaraguan

Filler: Nicaraguan

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Rocky Patel LB1

Smooth and medium-bodied, Rocky Patel LB1 comes cloaked in a gorgeous Ecuadoran Habano wrapper that gives way to notes of leather, earth, and coffee from start to finish.

Wrapper: Ecuadoran Habano

Binder: Honduran

Filler: Honduran, Nicaraguan

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Comments

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    (17 days ago)

    Definitely going to try some of these out!

  • Member Avatar
    (19 days ago)

    The Mortal Coil is a favorite. Great stick.

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    (19 days ago)

    Love the Gatekeeper and the Mortal Coil!