The Partagas brand as we know it might never have
been had Ramon Cifuentes not left Cuba for greener pastures. Thankfully for us
the legendary brand found a home in the Dominican Republic is better than ever.
The Partagas No. 2 is a truly classic smoke that harkens back to days gone by
and will have you returning to its timeless smoke again and again.
The 5 ¾ x 43 No. 2 is comprised of a lively blend
of Dominican Piloto Cubano and Mexican filler tobaccos that are placed into a
meaty San Andrean binder leaf from Mexico. The star of the show, however, is
the velvety Cameroon wrapper from the sweltering Central African sub-tropics
that completes the wondrously easy-going smoke.
The 40 minute or so No. 2 delivers rich wood,
toast and pepper flavors upon first light and develop into a smooth
medium-bodied smoke laced with notes of coffee and spice. The effortless draw
brings copious smoke and taste that flows right up until a slightly sweet
undertone announces an elegantly composed finish.
The Partagas No. 2 is an ideal smoke to accompany
that cup of coffee on the go or Happy Hour Cocktails with friends. No matter
where you are the Partagas No. 2 will leave you happily satisfied with its
traditional Old World character and distinctly New World flare.