La Regenta Centenario

The company from the Canary Islands (Spain) Dos Santos presents a new series in the line of cigars that commemorates its centenary, La Regenta 1921.

In 2021, the ultimate great Canarian tobacco company, Dos Santos, celebrated its centenary and, although all the celebrations had to be canceled due to the COVID pandemic, at least they were able to commemorate the milestone with a total renovation of the image of their cigars. and with the releasement of a new line, La Regenta 1921, which has been hitting the markets throughout this year. This is what Gara Barreto and Javier Barreto, with the presence of the young but very true Canarian tobacco master, Rubén Arteaga, have presented at Intertabac 2022… Of course, with the promise that the party in Gran Canaria will be held soon.

What should be highlighted most about La Regenta 1921 is that its blend contains leaves from Remedios, Cuba, that have been aged since 2008, with an Habano Ecuador wrapper and a Mexican binder. There are three formats: media corona 4 x 43 (102 mm x 43), robusto 5 x 52 (127 mm x 52) and toro 6 x 52 (156 mm x 52). The line has already been introduced to the markets, but now it is complemented by a new format, a 6 ½ x 52 (165 mm x 52) pirámide, which also includes a leaf with an extra aging in Arehucas 18 year’s rum barrels, which is an excellent Canarian rum.

Along with the 1921 line, also with 2008 Remedios tobacco, but with an extra leaf from Brazil, Dos Santos has presented its limited edition La Regenta Centenario Gran Reserva, in a 6 x 52 (152 x 52) bull format. , which celebrates 100 years of the company, in wooden boxes of 10 units.

Javier Blanco Urgoiti is a Spanish journalist who is crazy about the processes surrounding tobacco that take place before its manufacturing in the cigar factory – in particular the secrets of tobacco cultivation. This is an area in which he tirelessly tries to educate himself. Javier started smoking and writing about cigars in 1998, initially for the Spanish magazines La boutique del fumador and La cava de cigarros, and later, as chief press officer at La Aurora, the oldest tobacco factory in the Dominican Republic. Now he writes for Cigar Journal as a correspondent in Spain.


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