So yesterday I made the 2 hour drive to The Humidour Cigar Shoppe in Cockeysville, MD for a Tatuaje event. After five plus hours of smoking Tatuaje cigars I just felt like I should keep the streak going today and review one. I decided on the Havana VI Hermosos because I can’t get enough Corona Gordas.
Name: Havana VI
Made in: Nicaragua
Wrapper: Habano Ecuador
Price: $6.75/stick or $162/box
Comes in: Box of 24
Vitola: Hermosos (5 5/8″ x 46) Corona Gorda
The Hermosos features an Habano wrapper from Ecuador which visually appears oily and feels as such. The visible veins add texture to an other wise smooth wrapper. Construction was flawless and as always was completed with a traditional triple cap. Both the wrapper and foot had a spicy barnyard aroma. Pre-light draw was free and foreshadowed what was to come.
I have nothing but good things to say about the Tatuaje Havana VI Hermosos. The cigar was well balanced and provided an array of flavors that made my mouth water. Off the light My palate was covered with a tingling sensation from the black pepper flavors. The cigar also has some dry wood and sweet notes. The combination of sweetness and pepper really got my salivary glands working which really worked well against the dry wood. The cigar burned straight from beginning to end and held a firm ash the fell off into my Stinky ashtray in 1 1/4 inche chunks.
For me the Hermosos is without a doubt a box-worthy cigar. If you’re looking for a medium to full-bodied cigar with plenty of spice then you’d most likely enjoy this cigar. I’d imagine folks that enjoy milder cigars would also enjoy this cigar considering how well balanced it is. The only cigar smokers I don’t seen enjoying the Tatuaje Havana VI Hermosos is those that don’t enjoy spice as this cigar not only coats your palate in spice but can also fire up your nasal passages with all of it’s black pepper goodness.