Saturday , September 24 2022

Cigar Glossary

Cuban Cigars Glossary

Cuban cigar glossary and cigar classification from A to Z and comprehensive information about cigars and the full process  to make the best cuban cigars.

For the passed 20 years Habanos has been changing the cigar presentation and has improved on the quality of the finished product. Cuban cigars are one the world best cigars, Habanos is considered a luxury products. The main Habanos brands are Cohiba, Montecristo, Partagas ,H.Upmann, Hoyo de Monterrey, Romeo y Julieta , Trinidad.

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  • ALMUERZOS
    ALMUERZOS SHAPE: P ( PAREJO )            LENGTH:130                                  RING GAUGE: 40 BRAND POPULAR NAME PACKING CAT HOYO DE MONTERREY LE HOYO DU PRINCE SLB-UW-GPSR-M-n-25 7ma
  • ANAP
    AsociaciÑn Nacional de Agricultores PequeÐos, or National Association of Small Farmers, represented on the Regulatory Council for the Protected Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.) Habanos Cuban Cigars from Cuba.
  • Bloom
    Bloom This white powdery substance occasionally forms on the outside of cigars. It occurs naturally and is encouraged by any sudden increase in humidity. Simply brush it off and place the cigar back on sale. Although it can look quite unpleasant to the untrained eye it is, if anything, the(...)
  • Bolivar
    BOLIVAR CUBAN CIGARS Simón Bolívar was one of the great historic figures of the 19th Century who liberated much of South America from Spanish rule.
The Bolívar brand was created in 1902 and is based today at the Partagas factory in the heart of Havana. It is perhaps not surprising that a(...)
  • BOLIVAR MUNDIALES - 2017 (CDH)
    BOLIVAR MUNDIALES - 2017 (CDH)   BOLIVAR MUNDIALES - 2017 (CDH) CUBAN CIGARS | PACK: SPB-S-n-n-n-115 | VITOLA: O' REILLY | SHAPE: P | CATEGORY: 9na | LENGTH: 160 |RING GAUGE: 56 |WEIGHT: 16.84 | MASTER CASE:
  • BRASCUBA
    ABOUT: BRASCUBA BRASCUBA Cigarrillos S.A. is an accountable company that has become, in just a few years, the driving engine of the cigarette industry in Cuba and has contributed to the transformation of the cigarette market in Cuba with a portfolio aimed to satisfy the consumers(...)
  • CAC
    Trinidad ,Cigar Factory in Sancti-Spiritus
  • CASA DE TOBACCO
    Tobacco House or Curing Barn on a plantation where the leaf is cured and the first fermentation of fillers and binders takes place. This is a traditional way of farming cuban tobacco in Cuba.
  • CASA DE TOBACCO
    Tobacco House or Curing Barn on a plantation where the leaf is cured and the first fermentation of fillers and binders takes place. This is a traditional way of farming cuban tobacco in Cuba.
  • CIGARRILLOS
    ABOUT: BRASCUBA BRASCUBA Cigarrillos S.A. is an accountable company that has become, in just a few years, the driving engine of the cigarette industry in Cuba and has contributed to the transformation of the cigarette market in Cuba with a portfolio aimed to satisfy the consumers(...)
  • COH
    ABOUT: COHIBA Cohiba is the flagship brand of Habanos. It was created in 1966 for President Fidel Castro himself and was made at the then top secret, but now world famous, El Laguito factory. At first, it was only seen outside Cuba as gifts for heads of state and visiting(...)
  • Cohiba
    ABOUT: COHIBA Cohiba is the flagship brand of Habanos. It was created in 1966 for President Fidel Castro himself and was made at the then top secret, but now world famous, El Laguito factory. At first, it was only seen outside Cuba as gifts for heads of state and visiting(...)
  • Cohiba Atmosphere Sofia
    Cohiba Atmosphere Sofia 22 San Stefano St. Sofia, Bulgaria
  • COHIBA BHK 52
    COHIBA BHK 52 COHIBA BHK 52 COHIBA BHK 52 CUBAN CIGARS | PACK: SPB-S-n-n-n-10 | VITOLA: LAGUITO No.4 | SHAPE: Pt | CATEGORY: 8va | LENGTH: 119 |RING GAUGE: 52 |WEIGHT: 12.84 | MASTER CASE: 240 Cohiba Behike(...)
  • COHIBA BHK 54
    COHIBA BHK 54 COHIBA BHK 54 COHIBA BHK 54 CUBAN CIGARS | PACK: SPB-S-n-n-n-10 | VITOLA: LAGUITO No.5 | SHAPE: Pt | CATEGORY: 9na | LENGTH: 144 |RING GAUGE: 54 |WEIGHT: 17.47 | MASTER CASE: 200 Cohiba Behike(...)
  • COHIBA BHK 56
    COHIBA BHK 56 COHIBA BHK 56HABANOS EAN: 8500001391043 SKU: 10.9142.02.1040  COHIBA BHK 56 CUBAN CIGARS | PACK: SPB-S-n-n-n-10 | VITOLA: LAGUITO No.6 | SHAPE: Pt | CATEGORY: 9na | LENGTH: 166 |RING GAUGE: 56 |WEIGHT:(...)
  • COHIBA SIGLO II
    COHIBA SIGLO II COHIBA SIGLO II CUBAN CIGARS | PACK: D-C-C/P-5-C/B-25 | VITOLA: MAREVAS | SHAPE: P | CATEGORY: 7ma | LENGTH: 129 |RING GAUGE: 42 |WEIGHT: 8.46 | MASTER CASE: 900 Cohiba Siglo II (25) Cohiba is the flagship of the Habanos portfolio, today being the most known and(...)
  • CUBAN CIGARS TERMS
    Literally ïripeÍ. The description of a very dark brown, almost black, wrapper on a finished cigar, used in the well known Cohiba Maduro 5 Line Secretos, Genios and Magicos.
  • CUBAN CIGARS TERMS
    Literally ïripeÍ. The description of a very dark brown, almost black, wrapper on a finished cigar, used in the well known Cohiba Maduro 5 Line Secretos, Genios and Magicos.
  • DESPALILLO
    The Stripping House where selected binder and filler leaves have their stems part-stripped and where second fermentation of the and binder leaves and the second and third fermentations of the seco ,ligero,medio tiempo  leaves take place. The name also describes the process in the factory where(...)
  • Double Corona 
    Popular Name: Double Corona Dimensions: 7 5/8 ins x 49 ring gauge, or 194 mm x 19.45 mm diameter. When time allows, there are few experiences for the taste buds to match the steady revelations of a Double Corona. Its colossal leaves may surprise you at first with their delicacy before they(...)
  • El Laguito Factory
    El Laguito Factory El Laguito, established in 1966, is Cuba's most exclusive cigar factory producing the premium Cohiba brand.  Up until circa 1998 it also produced the Trinidad diplomatic range. El Laguito is the most elite cigar factory in Cuba, known for producing Cohiba and Trinidad(...)
  • Green Patches
    Green Patches These can form if the leaf is folded in on itself, or pressed too closely to its neighbouring leaf during the curing process. This prevents oxidation and so stops parts of the leaf from assuming a golden brown colour. However, as they have been cured, fermented and aged their(...)
  • H. Upmann
    H. Upmann H.Upmann Cuban Cigar Brand: 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 1920’s but his cigars live on as a fine example of an elegant, light to medium(...)
  • Huabao
    Huabao International Holdings Limited Huabao International Holdings Limited was established in 1996 and listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange (00336.HK) in 2006, with major business in R&D, production and sales of flavours and fragrances (for tobacco, food and personal care), aroma raw(...)
  • humidor
    Keep the humidor at the correct level of relative humidity (65-70%) and temperature (16-18°C).
  • Juan Lopez
    Juan Lopez A Spanish businessman named Juan López Díaz founded his brand in the 1870’s. Although little known around the world today, Juan López has always attracted a following amongst aficionados of Habanos particularly for the Selección No.1 and, most notably, for the Selección No.2(...)
  • La Casa del Habano Satiago del Chile
    La Casa del Habano Satiago del Chile Isidora Goyenechea 3000, Local S-104 nivel 1 Hotel W, Las Condes, Satiago del Cile
  • MATANZAS
    Capital city of province Matanzas, is an industrial city with about 120.000 inhabitants. Between Habana and Varadero, you will cross this city. As being a Dutch website I have to remember you that our own Piet Heyn concured the "Zilvervloot" from the Spaniards in the bay of Matanzas in 1628,(...)
  • MTZ
    Capital city of province Matanzas, is an industrial city with about 120.000 inhabitants. Between Habana and Varadero, you will cross this city. As being a Dutch website I have to remember you that our own Piet Heyn concured the "Zilvervloot" from the Spaniards in the bay of Matanzas in 1628,(...)
  • Natural blemishes
    Natural blemishes With a product as natural as a Cuban Cigar it is not surprising that occasionally blemishes show up on the wrapper. It is important that these blemishes are fully understood as none of them affect anything other than the appearance of the cigar
  • Por Larrañaga
    Por Larrañaga Por Larrañaga is a brand with a long history. Founded in 1834 it enjoys a well-earned reputation for its consistency and good presentation. All the filler and binder tobaccos in Por Larrañaga come from the Vuelta Abajo zone. The range includes cigars made using both the(...)
  • PROMINENTE 
    Popular Name: Double Corona Dimensions: 7 5/8 ins x 49 ring gauge, or 194 mm x 19.45 mm diameter. When time allows, there are few experiences for the taste buds to match the steady revelations of a Double Corona. Its colossal leaves may surprise you at first with their delicacy before they(...)
  • ROMEO Y JULIETA PETIT CHURCHILLS
    ROMEO Y JULIETA PETIT CHURCHILLS ROMEO Y JULIETA PETIT CHURCHILLS CUBAN CIGARS | PACK: D-C-C/P-3-A/T-15 | VITOLA: PETIT ROBUSTOS | SHAPE: P | CATEGORY: 7ma | LENGTH: 102 |RING GAUGE: 50 |WEIGHT: 9.59 | MASTER CASE: 720   ROMEO Y JULIETA PETIT CHURCHILLS PACK 3 CIGARS 
  • Tobacco Weevil
    Green Patches These can form if the leaf is folded in on itself, or pressed too closely to its neighbouring leaf during the curing process. This prevents oxidation and so stops parts of the leaf from assuming a golden brown colour. However, as they have been cured, fermented and aged their(...)
  • Tobacco Weevil
    One threat to the condition of cigars stands above all others in its severity 
  • Trinidad
    Trinidad ,Cigar Factory in Sancti-Spiritus
  • White Spots
    White Spots These can appear if there is a tiny hole in the cheesecloth which covers the shade grown wrapper plants. When the sun passes through the hole onto a dew covered leaf it can bleach a tiny white mark. In Cuba it is said that cigars marked this way are ‘lucky’ or ‘blessed’ because(...)