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Category: Cuba

Cigar News: Habanos, S.A. Announces The Cohiba Talismán

Habanos, S.A will hold an exclusive presentation of the Cohiba Talismán 2017 Limited Edition at the Corinthia Hotel in London, an unprecedented vitola in the Habanos portfolio, conceived especially for the world’s best premium cigars lovers. All the Habanos of this Edición Limitada – Limited Edition have been made “Totalmente a Mano con Tripa Larga” – Totally by Hand with Long Filler – and their leaves are specially selected from the Vuelta Abajo* region in Pinar del Río*, Cuba*, the best land in the world for growing tobacco. This product is produced and developed following meticulous manufacturing processes at the legendary El Laguito factory, in Havana. 

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Quick Cigar Review: Montecristo (Cuba) Especial No. 1 (1984)

The draw on this cigar was a bit tight, but not tight enough to affect the smoke, which is common of most cuban cigar, and lancero cigars. The burn was perfect, never had to touch it and the construction was fabulous, especially holding up like this for 31 years. While this wasn’t the most flavorful or complex cigar, it was elegant and nuanced. I was worried before smoking and during the first third that this cigar might have aged out being 31 years old, but she definitely still has some life in her and it was a pleasure and a privilege to smoke such an aged cigar.

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