H. Upmann Regalias - it is the small size cigar, produces from brand, founded by banker Hermann Upmann in 1844. Since then, the H. Upmann factory products have won many awards, but it's hardly may to say about H. Upmann Regalias cigars, which since before 2002 were machine-made. Today, these cigars are rolled by hand and fully meet the quality standards of the brand. While still part of the niche of cheap cigars, its completely corresponds to the general style of H. Upmann cigars.
Origin: Cuban cigars
Size: 129 mm * RG 42
Cigar rolled evenly. Silky wrapper Colorado Claro with the flavor of creamy caramel, herbs and cedar. In cold-drawn to these notes is added a bit of leather and liquorice. Draw is excellent.
In smoking this vitola the spice is first, second up noticeable taste of dark chocolate and light wood tones. Smoke flavor is excellent, with presence of sweet pastries, leather and roasted nuts, as well as the typical "Cuban" pleasant "dusting".
By the middle, cigar significantly adds the strength, which thus remains within high but normal. Taste becomes sweeter and more wood, there are subtle earthy shades. Smoke flavor, on the contrary, becomes more spicy, slightly herbaceous with a good nut note.
By the last third, the cigar taste became smooth. It appeared for a while spicy herbaceous dominant receded, leaving behind a little edgy "plume". The taste has become noticeable caramel sweetness complement subtle chocolate notes. Sweetness back in smoke flavor and finl of cigar made one sweet front. Although the "residual" sharpness seems superfluous at this background, and therefore more obtrusive.
Not a bad cigar, with good strenth and for an hour leisurely smoking. Without any frills, with a good flavor and a pleasant finish. Do not expect a riot of colors from its taste, but also the size of the cigar itself does not imply anything like that.