Tobacco leaves of three types used to form cigars, all the three have different in flavour and smoking. Wrapper, Binder and filler are the three types used to form fillers. Outermost layer of cigar is known as wrapper and it is considering as an expensive component in it. Flavour and design of cigar is determines by wrapper where as colour of cigar describes the entire part of cigar. It is growing often underneath to avoid sunlight and separately fermented from other components of cigar. Wrapper tobacco’s production is doing by many countries such as Indonesia, Ecuador, Honduras, Cuba, Brazil, Cameroon, Mexico, Coast Rica, Nicaragua and United States. The seven classification of wrapper tobacco based on colour are Candela (slightly green, it is achieving by picking before maturity leaves and makes it dry fast), Claro (very light yellow), Colorado Claro (medium brown), Colorado (reddish-brown), Colorado Maduro (dark brown), Maduro (very dark brown) and Double Maduro (black).
A small bunch of leaves filler inside the wrapper bound in a leaf is known as binder. Tobacco plant’s top part is known as binder leaf and grown typically with the use of sunlight. It is selecting in rolling process due to its durability and elasticity. Binder leaf provides physical blemishes which is present not in wrapper leaf. It seems hard and thicker when compared with wrapper leaf. Filler is a tobacco leaves bound bunch. This helps to fold cigar with sufficient air passage which leads to feel tightness by smoker while smoking. Long filler refers to filler which uses full leaves; short filler refers to filler which uses leaves smaller bits. Puro is the word used by cigar industry if a cigar’s construction is finished completely (i.e. Binder, wrapper and filler completed).
The shape and size of cigar referred to as vitola, depending upon vitola cigars classified. Two dimensions used to measure the size of cigars that is its length and its ring gauge. Shapes of cigars are different, among all shapes Parejo is the common shape used in most of the cigars; it referred as traditional format of cigars. It has straight sides, open in one end, on the other end cap of a tobacco leaf is present, cylindrical body and notch is of V-shaped or need to punch.
A cigar which is having irregular shapes is terming as Figurado. Types in it are Torpedo, Cheroot, Pyramid, Culebras, Perfecto, Presidente, Tuscan and Chisel. Machine-made cigars are referring as cigarillo which is narrow and short when compared with traditional cigar, but bit large than filtered cigars, cigarettes and little cigars. It made up of cheroots, traditional blunts and small panatela. Different quantities are using in selling cigarillo such as single-pack, two-pack up to five-pack. It is called also as mini cigars, club cigars or small cigars, which is less expensive.
Flavour produced by cigar while smoking
Taste of cigar will differ from type and brand of it. Wrapper consists of dark colour will give “sweetness” tastes while wrapper consists of light colour produce “drier” taste. Cigar flavour describes words are harsh, sweet, spicy, green, burnt, peppery, woody, earthy, chestnut, cocoa, aged, roasted, creamy, nutty, oak, cedar, fruity, leathery and chewy. Things which affect the flavour of cigars are cigar quality, type of tobacco, added flavours, and method of production (handmade or machine-made), humidity and age. There exist a difference in taste between cigarette smoke inhaling and cigar, tobacco flavour is realizing less in smoking because it is high in cigar.
Cigar accessories are cigar travel cases, cigar tubes and cigar holders. Cigar travel cases made up of leather, brass, silver and wood which are using to protect cigars from environmental elements and crushing. Cigar with small numbers (less than 5) is carry with help of cigar tubes normally made from stainless steel. Holder in which cigars used to keep out from ashtray is cigar holder.
It is essential to keep cigars in proper environmental condition to maintain its quality. If a cigar’s quality is reducing then it won’t give full benefits of while inhaling. So it is necessary to keep cigars in humidor after purchasing because all cigar sellers don’t follow the cigar maintains properly. After buying a new cigar box it need to place it in humidor for few weeks to get better flavour. To find great cigar details click here in cigaralley.com.