“H.Upmann” Regalias (Cuban)
This reddish hued cuban cigar had an oily wrapper with small veins and no tooth, featuring a slight box press. The pre lit aroma consisted of wood and sweet aged tobacco. The draw was perfect, providing ample amounts of medium bodied smoke. The burn was razor sharp, producing a bright white and black ash. The first third was producing flavors of smooth creamy wood and leather with sweet tobacco notes on the draw and notes of earthy wood on the finish. Nearing the half way point, the draw was still providing a sweetness in the form of creamy coffee and wood notes with wood and leather notes on the finish, accompanied by a noticeable pepper zing lasting until the next draw. The final third showed the same flavors as the halfway point. However, the pepper heat died down leaving only the pepper flavor along with the previously mentioned flavors. I have to say that this cigar would be great with a cup of coffee in the morning or to have after a long day. Either way, this cigar is a keeper in my books. Stay Toasting!