General Cigar Co. has produced only 50 travel sets of their new Cohiba C8 to be offered in U.S. Duty Free stores only. The suggested price for a set of ten cigars is USD 2,499.99.
Cohiba C8 features an Ecuadoran Sumatra wrapper and a wrapper-quality Connecticut Broadleaf binder. The filler is made up of Dominican Piloto Cubano (1995), Honduran Olancho San Agustin (2002), Honduran (La Entrada (2011), Nicaraguan Estelí (2011) and Nicaraguan Estelí (2014), and Honduran Jamastran (2014).
General Cigar Co promises a robust cigar with layers of earth, nuts and wood balanced with a hint of caramel and whisper of sweetness. The finish cascades to light spice and pepper.
This Double Corona (7 1/4 x 54) cigar is housed in a sleek, soft-touch red and matte silver box containing ten cigars. C8 is presented in a briefcase containing an ST Dupont cutter and lighter.