CIGAR LINGO

DRAW

The amount of air that gets pulled through a lit cigar.

FILLER LEAVES

The individual tobacco leaves used in the body of the cigar.  A fine cigar usually contains between two and five different types of filler tobacco.

HOT

Describes a cigar that is under filled and has a quick, loose draw.

LIGERO

One of the three basic types of filler tobacco. 

LONG FILLER

Filler tobacco that runs the length of the body of the cigar.

SHADE GROWN

Wrapper that has been grown under a cheesecloth.