This beautiful cigar is one of the grand double coronas. Its woody, spicy, and earthy aromas open on very distinctive, never aggressive, tones in which honey accents a superb, powerful ascension of taste. This cigar is truly magnificent, especially when paired with the right whiskey that falls into the full bodied and smoky flavour style like a Talisker 10 Year Old.
As its name would lead us to believe, this cigar is indeed purely noble. Sir Winston never ceases to adorn the palate with exalting aromas of musk, wood and toasted coffee flavours. The tobacco taste is strong and the materials used are first class. This is a cigar of exceptional quality which should be savoured with an intense, smoky-sweet single malt like a Lagavulin 16 year old that turns it into a truly interesting dram.
The Siglo VI was launched to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the launching of the Siglo Series and rapidly became the favourite Cuban cigar for many Aficionados. Spicy bean flavours, gradual power and a beautiful golden shiny wrapper, make this cigar Royalty in Cuba. Such a high calibre cigar deserves the appropriate companion, and a sure candidate would be a 25 year old Talisker to ensure an extraordinary flavour development.
The Punch-Punch is vivacious and strong exuding spicy, woody and nutty flavours. Its flair and showmanship are let out in bouts of vanilla and honeyed ginger smoke. Young, this cigar can be harsh but give some time for the blend to settle and you will discover a true Cuban cigar. A 'Tautou-esque' smoke that should be enjoyed with a fresh, sweetly fruity and smooth-bodied whiskey like a Caol Ila 12 Year Old.
New Habanos Añejados Series. This series is made up of cigars that are aged 5-8 years prior to being released. The boxes have the original roll date stamped, as well as the Revisado date stamped (Revised stamp) to indicate the release date of the product. Habanos is following the CigarOne trend of aging cigars for a better smoke. The only Cuban Montecristo Churchill you will find on the market. Ideal blend for aging, this will be a very pleasant smoke with an aged whiskey like Highland Park 12 Years Old which delivers a potent smoke on the palate.
A grand cigar whose rich chocolate notes make a perfect marriage with underlying notes of spicy pepper, coffee, rich earth and the unmistakable Cohiba-esque grassy flavors. Once the gift cigar for visiting dignitaries to Cuba, the Fundadores now holds a special place in the hearts of all aficionados. A Cuban delicacy to enjoy with a bold but warm "rich" whiskey like a 12 Year Old Balvenie DoubleWood with your aficionado guests.
This smooth cigar has always been appreciated for its sweetness. Its elegant, discrete quality does not prevent it from revealing its woody, spicy self in the last third. Its smoothness remains a constant throughout the experience. Never corrosive, it is an easy and aromatic corona that will marry perfectly with a whiskey that is very easy on the lips like a 12 year old Glenfiddich for a fresh finish.
More discrete than its Robusto cousin, this gran corona offers a rather timid beginning. However, in the second third, it develops substantial woody and creamy aromas. Long-lasting in the mouth thanks to an even burning, the Exhibición No. 3 can be puffed leisurely whilst sipping a fine glass of Jack Daniel's Black Label Tennessee whiskey.
The name on the box of this Quai D'Orsay is Coronas. The official model name is still Coronas Claro*, despite Coronas Claro Claro being discontinued in 1995. Typical Quai D'Orsay taste, with mild, refreshing and pleasant flavours, this Corona should be paired with a light bodied fruity and malty whiskey such as a Bladnoch 10 year old.
Almost a Robusto (Hermosos No.4), this outstanding cigar is famous for its honey sweet, floral and tangy taste, with tons of bean flavours like cocoa, coffee and vanilla as compliments. The qualities of its blend and magnificent balance in smoothness makes it a "Choix Supreme" for the epicurean seeking a cigar rich in aromas to pair with a Baileys Irish Cream after-dinner.
The Fonseca Delicias have stronger tobacco taste than the Invictos, which make them overlap their flavours. Good ageing potential that makes them clear up the tobacco taste to become a "refreshing" Habano, especially when paired with the right whiskey that falls into the light & floral flavour style like a Glenkinchie 12 Year Old.
A lively, light to medium bodied little Petit Palma, this cigar burns rapidly (30 minutes) and needs to be smoked with restraint in order to enjoy the proper taste on the palate. The Du Député is woody, peppery and creamy which makes it a perfect foil to complement a bold and smooth glass of Black Grouse.