The cigars from La Palma are the result of combining the best tobaccos developed in a long and handcraft process following traditional harvest and hand pressing techniques. The Breña leaf present in the blends gives a characteristic intense aroma and a floral flavor with touches of rosemary, berries and nutmeg. These singularities are the result of the volcanic soil where tobacco grows in La Palma and the surrounding nature.
Cigars are also responsible for other intangible values like specific wordings which describe their size and shape. For example, nuncios are big and thick or panetelas are thin and long. La Palma is today the biggest tobacco manufacturer south of the Pyrenees.
The green of the fields fills the landscape of the island in November and December. This explosion of color is the start of the manufacturing process which concludes with the fermentation of the leaves which are then assembled with care and proficiency by the hands of expert artisans who give shape to one of the biggest pleasures in this world. As the famous tobacco grower Augusto González said: