The outer leaf of a premium handmade premium cigar. Wrapper holds the finished binder and filler leaves together. Must be treated with care to avoid damage. The bulk of a cigars flavor profile comes from the wrapper leaf. The most expensive of all tobacco leaves.
Also known as Curly Head, fancy tail or pig tail, the rat tail is a small twist of tobacco on the cap of a cigar, formed by the roller by twisting that last bit of leaf
a tobacco leaf torn in the field
Also known as a Curly Head or Fancy Tail, the pig tail is a small twist of tobacco on the cap of a cigar, formed by the roller twisting that last bit of leaf. Also known as a Rat Tail.
A Cigar that tapers at both ends, an iconic shape often 4 to 5″ long
The phenomenon by which different tobaccos, when brought together mix their flavors and aroma; this process is the basis for blending distinctive cigars
The term for very dark tobacco
(Tripa Larga) Filler tobacco leaves run the length of the cigar. Long Filler when lit leaves behind a long ash because less surface area of the leaf is exposed to the flame. The smoke is often cooler and milder than what you would experience with short filler
The full flavored top leaves of the tobacco plant, used in filler
An aromatic, rich wrapper that is lightly colored (TBN stands for ‘tobaco away naungan’ which translates to tobacco under sheet or shade grown.) The best of this leaf is grown near the province of Java.