Partagas Serie E No.2 Travel Humidor - 10 cigars

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The Partagas Serie E No.2 is a generous and complex Habano, with 5.5” (110mm) long by 54, and comes in a beautiful travel humidor of 10 cigars.

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Partagas Serie E No.2 Travel Humidor - 10 cigars [5.5" x 54]

The Partagas Serie E No.2 is a top Habano cigar. It is on par with BHK 52 or BHK 54.

  • • Medium body cigar, with an amazing flavor profile marked with creamy flavors, spices, wood, coffee and nuts among others.
  • • Perfect construction on this Robusto Extra, perfect burn, creamy smoke. A cigar for experienced smokers.

This cigar is simply one notch higher that the Partagas D No 4 in terms of flavors and strength.

Presentation

The Partagas Serie E No.2 comes in a fully leather covered travel humidor of 10 cigars with Habanos Packing Code TH-L-n-n-n-10

Dimensions:

Length: 5.5 inches (140 mm)

Diameter: 21.43 mm

Ring gauge: 54

Shape: Robusto Extra / Duke

Appearance:

The travel humidor comes in an elegant black velvet case which protects the box from any scratches. The humidor itself is covered on all side by leather over a soft cushion layer. As you would expect, there is a small humidifier which maintains the cigars in the perfect condition, and allows them to be smoked right out the box. A hygrometer and thermometer helps to monitor the humidity and temperature of the cigars. In addition to the 10 cigars, there is a plexiglas tube, which has its own humidifying solution and a puncher. In short, the cigar in it is kept fresh and ready to smoke at all time.

The Partagas Serie E No.2 is a very good looking cigar despite being large. Surprisingly, it doesn't feel that heavy in hand. The wrapper is rather smooth and oily and has a beautiful Colorado color, brown-reddish. When squeezed between finger, the cigar has just the perfect give, not too much, not too few, and there are no soft spots. On the wrapper itself, the quality of the roll is excellent, the triple cap is very well applied, almost seamlessly. There are a few veins on it, but it does alter the fact that this is one of the best ranked wrapper among Habanos.

Smoking Notes:

Before lighting up

The wrapper smells of wood (cedar) and of faint chocolate.

Burn/ Draw

Once clipped the cap, the draw is perfect and gives aromas of wood and nuts. The Serie E No.2 catches fire easily and, while the burn line requires a couple of touch-ups to stay razor sharp, the cigar is producing a nice light grey ash. The strength picks up right from the first few draws, despite the big ring gauge. The smoke is dense, chewy and flavorful, with aromas of walnuts, hazelnuts and dry fruits. The first puffs reveal the complexity of aromas and the power of the cigar.

Initial third:

The first third of the cigar starts off with strong flavors of wood, cedar like, there is also leather, tobacco and earthy tones. There are also some herbal notes of barnyard, no spice whatsoever, maybe just a bit on the retrohale. To bind the flavors together, a beautiful creaminess develops, along with some undertones of mocha, hints of citrus and some sweetness. The flavor profile of the first third is typical Partagas. The strength builds up right from the beginning, never overpowering, but it gets stronger towards the end of the third, reaching the medium range.

Middle third:

In the middle third, the flavors remains similar to those presented in the first part of the cigar. The earthiness is now more present among the other flavors; the coffee/mocha notes are also more noticeable. At the same time, the creaminess increases as well, while some nuttiness also appears, in short, the aromas are getting richer and richer. The strength ramps up again, now being a strong medium cigar.

Final third:

In the final third, the Serie E No.2 shows its real self, that is being one of best Habanos. The flavors remain interesting, and never too harsh. The creaminess is still there, but not as strong as in the previous thirds. The main flavor is some beautiful mix of sweetness from honey and some delicate spices. The balance between those two flavors is amazing. It is joined by flavors of wood, coffee, hay. There are also some notes of dark chocolate, which makes the cigar interesting until the nub. It is a beautiful smoke, which strength remains a solid medium.

In summary, this is one of the best Habanos out there. A great balance of flavors, always exciting and beautifully constructed. He flavors develop like an elegant music symphony.

Smoking time:

40 - 60 minutes

Additional Information

Brand Partagas
Box of 10
Length 5.5 inches(140 mm)
Ring Gauge 54
Factory Shape Robusto Extra
Strength Medium - Full
Packing Code TH-L-n-n-n-10

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