One of the reasons I joined the Luxury Cigar Club was to get new cigars sent to me – cigars that I might not pick up off the shelf on my own. And that's what they delivered. The La Herencia Cubana is a cigar I know nothing about, and I'm excited to light it up and give it a try.
The La Herencia Cubana is a boxed pressed cigar with a dark Maduro wrapper that is almost perfect. After I cut the torpedo end, I could get plenty of smoke and flavors of cracked pepper. The first third of the cigar burned perfectly, and I'm looking forward to tasting what this stick has in store.
Line: La Herencia Cubana
Size: 6 1/5 x 52
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Binder: Nicaraguan Habano
Filler: Nicaragua, United States
The La Herencia Cubana is an incredibly well-made cigar. Even down into the final third, the cigar isn't hot and the smoke doesn't feel uncomfortably warm in your mouth. The La Herencia Cubana has a consistent draw and an even burn.
However, regarding the flavors, eh. I could taste pepper and some creamy-ness, but overall, I just didn't like the flavor of this cigar, and this isn't really a cigar I'd want to smoke again. The peppery flavors weren't all that peppery, and the creaminess wasn't all that creamy.
And, because I wouldn't grab this cigar off the shelf to smoke with you, I have to give the La Herencia Cubana a CigarScore of 2.