⊗ Floral notes, plus hints of gingerbread, toffee and brown sugar
⊗ Great one for those of you with a sweet-tooth
Surprisingly strong and wonderfully decadent, the 5 5/8 inch by 46 ring corona gorda was, until recently, one of the Cuban cigars packed naked, without cigar bands, which only added to its low-key mystique. Intense and full-bodied in youth, the cabinet- packed cigars can take on a creamy, espresso character when aged. Another plus: they are relatively inexpensive for Havanas.
⊗ Herman Upmann was a banker from Germany who so loved Cuban cigars that he moved to Havana in 1844 and set up as both banker and cigar maker. His bank closed in the early 1920s but his cigars live on as a fine example of an elegant, light to medium flavoured Habano.H. Upmann’s blend is composed exclusively of filler and binder tobaccos grown in the Vuelta Abajo zone.
⊗ Gold medals in no less than eleven international exhibitions during the 19th Century can be found on the brands labelled boxes.Characterized by its light to medium flavour, amongst the best known H. Upmann sizes are the Magnum 46 and the Magnum 50, which was introduced in 2008. Other important sizes include the Sir Winston, the Connoisseur No. 1 and in smaller