The Bolivar Palmas is a Cuban cigar produced until the mid-80s, when the panetela format was still in vogue. It is a very slim panetela, with its 33 ring gauge and a length of 178 mm (7″).
• Country of Origin: Cuba
• Size: 33 x 178 mm (7’’)
• Wrapper: Cuba
• Binder: Cuba
• Filler: Cuba
• Price: €80
Aesthetically, the cigar is box pressed (squared profile), which is definitely unusual, especially for a panetela format. It is silky to the touch and the filling shows no lacks or defects.
Bolivar Palmas: before lighting it up, scents of spices and aged wood are outlined. The opening brings to the palate earth and aged wood.
The first sector releases aromas of seasoned wood and hints of balsamic herbs. There is also an intense roasted coffee bean note. The strength is medium (3/5).
The central third turns on rich piquant spices and nutmeg. The earth is always present, but now is perceivable in the background. Strength slightly grows (3,5 /5).
The final third alternates vegetal notes, earth and aromatic herbs. The strength grows once again, reaching the medium-high level (4/5).
Overall, the Bolivar Palmas exhibits a balanced smoke with an excellent evolution. Despite the years, it still delivers a very intense aromatic palette. Fulfilling.