In the centre of Warsaw, just a stone’s throw from Marriott Hotel, there is a new Cigar Shop including an inviting lounge.
Hardly any other ritual is as significant for slowing down time as smoking a cigar. A cigar forgives no hectic and rush. And we all know the result – it not only becomes unpleasant from a sensory perspective; too much haste during smoking fundamentally reduces the pleasure.
The flagship brand from the Appleton Estate range takes off immediately. With a Balmoral Añejo XO Petit Robusto Flagtail with its gingerbread-like texture a very intense interplay develops.
Williamsbirne at its finest! Expressive with opulent fruit, the scent almost explodes. A Maria Mancini Postre de Banquete Edition 2015 don’t disturb the interplay of fruity sweetness, and intensifies the aromas of the cigar.
Here the eternal cliché of the dull American whiskey is dispelled. Together with an Ashton Virgin Sun Grown Belicoso with its typical spicy sweetness, a compact sensory union develops.
This bottle is smoother than what we’re used to from the house of Ardmore. Combined with a Dalay Reserva Maduro Chisel, a honey sweetness with spices develops.
The new bottling has produced an extraordinary character. The nose is determined by peat, sherry, fried bananas with honey and black chocolate, the aromas are powerful in the taste. The Family Blend The Lineage by Alec Bradley comes into its own perfectly in this combination.
An extraordinary example of barrel-matured grappa. The fruity sweetness, merging with the bitter almond and mild woody tones on the tongue, is the ideal starting point for a distinguished encounter. A Primeros Nicaragua Maduro by Davidoff, with its texture of spicy toast boosts the liquid interaction between fruity sweetness and woody aromas.
Who needs a dessert? This complex single variety sherry brings with it everything you need – aromas of a luxurious plum juice, harmonious fruity acidity and dark chocolate. And with it, an Aniversario No. 1 by Schuster ensures an exciting expansion of the range of aromas.
The surprise from South Africa. This delicate brandy produces a nose of dried apricots, apricot jam, acacia honey and hints of spice and wood. It goes excellently with an El Rey del Mundo Choix Supreme, whose mild and spicy, creamy, slightly sweet texture boosts the spirit’s fruity notes.
Probably the most well-known and distinguished single malt worldwide. Combined with a Torpedo from the Balmoral Royal Selection Anejo 18 aromas of candied apples.
A very extraordinary rum from the Philippines. A Zino Classic Petit Corona with its creamy, sweet texture intensifies the sweetness after the first sip.