The Plasencia Alma series are all Nicaraguan puros. This family has been in the tobacco business for over 150 years. They are responsible for some of the most famous and respected brand and blends on the market and boast one of the most extensive libraries of tobaccos. So you know when they finally brought lines out with the Plasencia name on them they would come correct. The Alme Fuerte blend uses tobacco from the 4 major growing regions of Nicaragua; Jalapa, Condega, Esteli, and Ometepe. The profile has the strength you want in a full body blend and the nuance of a clearly well-thought-out blend. Some of the unique flavors are red wine, raisin, black pepper, leather, and oak.