Partagas 898 cigars are very elegant and classy, having a Dalia shape, a large length and a gauge size of 43. The exterior has a rich dark brown and a soft feel. The strength of the cigar is full and the flavor palette displays leather, chocolate and spice. The brand is one of the oldest in Cuba and it was founded in 1845 and the first factory was in Havana. The tobacco for the cigars come from the famous Vuelta Abajo region.