H. Upmann Robustos Añejados (Aged Habanos)

Habanos Añejados have been aged in Cuba, in perfect conditions of preservation, for a minimum of five years H. Upmann Robustos Añejados will be available in all points of sales around the world in the next weeks Habanos, S.A. , presents to the market the H. Upmann Robustos Añejados. These Habanos already rolled, aged in Cuba […]

Cohiba Majestuosos 1966

Cohiba Majestuosos 1966 is a unique vitola, designed especially by Habanos, S.A. to mark the 50th anniversary of the brand, established in 1966. The 20 Habanos in this exclusive edition, with a full strength flavour, have been made Totalmente a Mano con Tripa Larga – Totally Handmade with Long Filler – after a selection of exquisite […]

AUTHENTICITY CHECK

A new Warranty Seal has been gradually introduced in all the packaging where two new elements are to be added. On the right hand, a hologram as a security item will be added and on the left hand, next to the Cote d´ Arms, a bar code will personalize every package.  This label will always […]

CIGAR TASTING : THE ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS

“Organoleptic” are the cigar characteristics that can be perceived by our senses. The gustatory and retro-olfactory aspects being the most important in the tasting of a cigar, we are mostly talking here about the parameters connected to aromas, tastes (or palate perceptions) and nicotine strength. You cannot take an isolated characteristic at the time. Tasting and enjoying […]

Habanos News World

There are in the world just a few things that are known without question to be the best of their kind. A Habano  or Havana cigar  is one of them. In Cuba in 1492 the Spanish expedition commanded by Christopher Columbus saw tobacco for the first time in the New World. The Taino Indians rolled […]

THE RAW CIGAR

The Raw Cigar” is the fifth of a series of articles aiming to share knowledge on how to smoke, taste a cigar and enjoy it better. The art of cigar tasting continues with the appreciation of the raw cigar by means of observing it before we light it. I will also address a common belief that […]

THE LIT CIGAR APPRECIATION

The Lit Cigar” addresses the key phase in our appreciation of the cigar, where most of the aromas  and certainly its tastes are perceived. If you light your cigar and focus on this part of the tasting you will be able to support or deny the statement, this is up to you and I look forward to […]

CIGAR TASTING – THE NICOTINE STRENGTH

    “Of Cigar Tasting – The Nicotine Strength” addresses a very important element of cigar tasting. It contributes to the backbone of the tasting and needs to be complemented by adequate flavors richness. The Short History The term nicotine as active ingredient in tobacco was first isolated from the plant’s leaves in 1828. The name immortalizes the […]

Montecristo Brand

Montecristo is the best known and probably the most appreciated brand of Habanos throughout the world. It forms the benchmark for many Habanos smokers against which other brands are judged. The name comes from the hero of Alexandre Dumas’ famous novel ‘The Count of Montecristo’, which was a firm favourite when read by the Lector […]