Cigar Ageing

Ligero Tobacco

Ligero tobacco is a type of tobacco that is grown at the top of the tobacco plant, where it receives the most sunlight. Known for its strong, full-bodied flavor and dark, oily leaves, ligero tobacco is an essential component of many premium cigars. Ligero tobacco is known for its high nicotine content, and it is…

Long Filler Cigars

Long filler cigars are a type of premium cigar that are made using high-quality, whole tobacco leaves. Unlike short filler cigars, which are made using chopped tobacco, long filler cigars are made using whole leaves that run the length of the cigar. Long filler cigars are considered to be the highest quality type of cigar,…

Anatomy of a Cigar

The Cigar Wrapper

Cigar wrappers are an essential component of a cigar, as they play a crucial role in the cigar’s flavor, appearance, and overall quality. The wrapper is the outermost layer of the cigar, and it is typically made from the largest and most mature tobacco leaves on the plant. There are many different types of cigar…

Macanudo cigars

Macanudo Cigars

Macanudo cigars are a premium brand of cigars that were first introduced in the early 20th century. The brand was created by the makers of the popular Cuban brand of the same name, which was founded in 1968. In the 1970s, the brand was acquired by the General Cigar Company, which began producing Macanudo cigars…

Plasencia Cigars

Plasencia Cigars

The Plasencia family has a long history in the cigar industry, dating back to the mid-19th century. The family’s involvement in the cigar business began in 1865 when their ancestor, Don Eduardo Plasencia, started growing tobacco in Cuba. Over the years, the family built a reputation for producing high-quality tobacco, and in the early 20th…