The Fonseca Delicias is a rich and creamy mild Habanos, of Petit Corona format, 4.8” (123mm) long. This cigar is pretty short and very mild, never overpowering, it also very affordable. In short, it is an ideal smoke for a beginner in the world of Cuban cigars. The main flavors of this cigar are of wood, black coffee, hay, pepper. There is also lots of sweetness and creaminess, which makes the Fonseca Delicias a great morning smoke.
The Fonseca Delicias is a very good option for a mild cigar, perfect for a beginner.
• Fairly complex cigar, with flavors of wood, coffee, hay which also has some spicier notes.
• Very well constructed cigar. Very sweet and creamy, never overpowering.
This cigar is simply a great morning cigar.
Length: 4.8 inches (123mm)
Diameter: 15.87 mm
Ring gauge: 40
Shape: Petit Corona/Mareva
The cigar is coming with a white paper sleeve. Once removed, the cigar looks pretty good. The wrapper is rather bumpy, but smooth, slightly veiny, the cap is beautiful. The wrapper has a nice light brown color.
Before lighting up
The wrapper exhales some sweet aromas of honey and milk coffee. There are also notes of pepper and stone fruit.
Once the cap clipped, the draw is great, just a bit on the tight side, hopefully it opens up slightly in the first third. The pre-light draw reveals aromas of tobacco, hints of coffee and some sweet spice note. Upon lighting the cigar, mild flavors are reaching the palate, some grass, more sweetness, like honey, and some wood. The burn is sharp, and does not require any attention throughout the smoke. The ash holds on for about one and half inch and the smoke has a very sweet aspect as well.
In summary, it is a perfect morning smoke or afternoon smoke for a beginner. Mild and light, with a nice Cuban flavor profile.
60 – 80 Minutes