Tag: cigar colours

The seed of pleasure

Breña, Connecticut, Havana, Santo Domingo, Brazil, Nicaragua or Indonesia are names of cities and countries but also different kinds of tobacco. Each of these places has unique weather conditions and crop systems which influence the personality of the tobacco which grows in these lands. In fact, the plants employed by KOLUMBUS in the filler of […]

The importance of time

Patience is a virtud which rewards those who know how to wait. In the cigar world, two processes exemplify this perseverance and have time as a close ally: fermentation and ageing. The first of these stages is the fermentation of tobacco leaves. Once they have been collected and selected for each of the parts which […]

Anatomy of the cigar

To make the most of the smoking ritual, it is important to understand all the parts that form the cigar. Built from inside out, each separate layer delivers its savory blend, aroma and distinctive notes. The way all the different parts combine is an artful skill, as they are responsible of delivering the subtleties found […]

The flavors of the cigar

Flavor is the result of combining a series of factors which define the cigar’s character and add nuances to round its personality. The plant is influenced by the place where it grows as the roots absorb sweet, bitter or salty tones from the surrounding environments. Besides, the final taste will have a stronger or smoother […]

The colours of the wrapper

Not long ago, we talked about the senses that intervene when enjoying a cigar, being the sight the one which spots the wrapper’s appearance. This layer acts as a fancy jacket that dresses the binder. It is also responsible for the cigar’s presence and personality, accentuated by the use of a high quality leaf which […]