The Best Piramides Cigars

While closely related to the torpedo and belicoso vitolas, piramides are set apart by one unique defining characteristic – its gradual taper starting at the head continues all the way down to its foot, effectively creating a “pyramid”-like shape that encompasses the entire cigar.

Basic Example of a Piramides (Pyramid) cigar

This creates a concentration of flavors that builds in intensity for the entire duration of the smoke, offering a variation on the condensed flavor delivery of the other tapered-head figurados.

The piramides shape draws out deep complexity from a tobacco blend and often presents flavor profiles in a way that’s just not possible with other vitolas. Check out these 5 great examples of piramides cigars that exemplify this unique dynamic:

1. Herrera Esteli Habano Piramide Fina

Herrera Esteli Habano Piramide Fina cigars

Medium to full in body, this hearty Drew Estate creation incorporates Nicaraguan and Honduran fillers beneath an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper. A smooth and robust blend, the Piramide version of the Herrera Esteli Habano offers a steady progression of cedar, oak, cream, and spice notes that morph and marry in various satisfying ways over the course of its crisp burn.

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2. Davidoff Yamasa Piramides

Davidoff Yamasa Piramides cigars

Showcasing a beautiful brown-gold wrapper leaf grown in the difficult soils of the Yamasa region of the Dominican Republic over potent fillers from the D.R. and Nicaragua, the Davidoff Yamasa holds a wealth of full-bodied character beneath its oily sheen. Rich notes of fiery spice, sweet cedar, earth, coffee, cocoa powder, nuts, and black pepper make up its lively tasting profile. When rolled as a piramide, the Yamasa effectively turns into an erupting volcano of lush and complex flavor.

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3. Partagas Black Label Piramide

Partagas Black Label Piramide cigars

Dark, sweet, and draped in savory Sungrown wrapper leaves, Partagas Black Label cigars deliver a deeply rich smoke with a satisfying spicy kick. Spinning carefully chosen Nicaraguan and Dominican Piloto Cubano Ligero fillers into an earthy Connecticut Medio Tiempo wrapper leaf, these full-bodied bombers are expressed to the extreme via the unrelenting piramide vitola.

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4. Padron Anniversario Serie 1964 Piramides Maduro

Padron Anniversario Serie 1964 Piramides Maduro

A particularly well-done box-pressed piramide cigar, the prestigious Padron Anniversario Serie 1964 Piramides Maduro has been smoking clean and smooth since its debut in 1994. Crafted using a precise mix of vintage Nicaraguan tobaccos, this classic Padron selection conveys a silky wave of woody, spicy, and nutty goodness through a mouthwatering measured draw.

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5. Griffin’s Piramides

Griffin’s Piramides cigars

A mellow mainstay in well-stocked humidors worldwide, the Griffins Piramides bring you a steady flow of classic creamy taste that goes down easy at any time of day. This versatile smoke pairs equally well with a stout coffee of cold beer, and is known around the globe for its pleasing woody & nutty taste and alluring aroma.

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These 5 options are sure to add some action to your cigar rotation. Pick up some of these prime piramides and your humidor will be soon be lined with ultra-satisfying secret weapons.

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