Pilon Anejo



Pile on the pleasure!

CAO introduced pilón fermented tobaccos in 2015 with the 90-rated CAO Pilón. The pilón process creates premium leaves that are rich and smooth with a touch of spice, that are worth the wait. Despite CAO using a process that takes longer to cure their leaves, they added in an additional two years of aging that provides a well-balanced experience.

Pilón Añejo roughly translates into “aged pile,” which is a technique that has been around since the 19th century to cure tobacco. Rick Rodriguez, CAO’s blender, choose a new blend for this release. A combination of Dominican and Nicaraguan fillers bound by a Honduran binder. To complete this well-aged cigar, CAO went with an Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper. This cigar clocks in with a medium-full profile and is great to pair with rye, rum, or porter! Only 5,000 boxes were made, so you need to grab these today if you want to give these a try!

Product Details


The cigar boasts a rich and dark Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper that adds depth and complexity to the blend.

Favor Profile

Medium to full-bodied
Expect notes of cocoa, espresso, and black pepper, accompanied by hints of cedar and earthiness. The blend is well-balanced, providing a smooth and satisfying smoke with a touch of sweetness on the finish.
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