Espinosa Habano No. 4

Espinosa Habano No. 4

The number 13 cigar on our list of the Top 25 Best Cigars is Espinosa Habano No. 4.

#13 Espinosa habano
Wrapper Origin: Nicaraguan Shape: Robusto
Length: 5 1/2 Ring: 50
Color: Natural List Price: $142 (Box of 20)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Cigar Aficionado Rating: 93 points

Espinosa Habano is the first cigar which is made in La Zona in Erik Espinosa’s new factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. This cigar is a Nicaraguan puro that comes with a Habano Cuban-seed wrapper. It is dark brown and oily. The Espinosa Habano No. 4 is medium bodied. It is a Robusto with notes of cocoa, pepper, and cedar. Erik Espinosa refuses to share the herbs and spices used in the production of the cigar. He is like the KFC of the cigar industry. He is recognized for bringing the highly rated and popular 601 line of cigars. He worked with the industry rock stars Rocky Patel, Alec Bradley, Drew Estate, and Gurkha.

Espinosa Habano No. 4 can bring loads of flavors to the senses. It has a leathery profile and it is followed by notes of vanilla, brown sugar, and baking spices. Erik Espinosa has been handling the business for more than 20 years. He has shown his skills in blending, making the brand a household name in the world of boutique cigars. Espinosa blended the cigars with the aid of Nicaraguan tobaccos that come from popular tobacco regions namely Ometepe, Condega, Esteli, and Jalapa. This immensely flavorful mix is covered with a Mexican Capa Negra wrapper leaf that makes it dark and oily.

These cigars are exquisitely constructed that can be medium to full body and made up of complex flavors with notes of nuts, hay, coffee, vanilla, pepper, earth, vanilla, and wood that can tickle the palate and leave a pleasant finish. The number 4 Robusto cigars are constructed in 5 x 52 sizes and packed in boxes of 10. The cigar is known for its strong construction, exquisitely balanced flavors, and a really slow burn. The Espinosa Habano is meant to fill your senses with true pleasure and enjoyment from the very first puff to the last.