Plasencia Cigars, a leading producer of premium cigars and the largest grower of tobacco in Nicaragua and Honduras, participated for the first time in the IPCPR Trade Show in Las Vegas. Plasencia showcased the new Alma del Campo, the second of five cigars that make up the company’s flagship Alma Series. The first cigar in the Alma Series, Alma Fuerte, had been introduced in New York in 2016 and has since been rated 91 points by Cigar Journal.
“We are thrilled to have been part of the IPCPR Trade Show in Las Vegas where we had the opportunity to feature Alma del Campo ,” said Nestor Andres Plasencia, CEO, Plasencia Cigars. “Since 1865, first in Cuba and later on in Nicaragua and Honduras, we have been producing the highest quality tobacco; and now having participated in such an important event like the IPCPR and showcased our Plasencia brand name cigars for the first time, marks a huge milestone for our family,” added Plasencia.
Alma del Campo is described as a medium strength cigar and is made with tobacco from Nicaragua. The cigar comes in five sizes: the Travesía (6 1⁄2 x 56), Sendero (6 x 56), Madroño (6 1⁄2 x 58), Guajiro (5 1⁄2 x 52) and Tribu (5 x 52). The Alma del Campo cigars come in 10-count boxes that double as an ashtray. Price range is USD 13.50-17.10.
Plasencia Alma del Campo
Wrapper, Binder, Filler: Nicaragua
Sizes: Travesía (6 1⁄2 x 56; USD 15.30), Sendero (6 x 56; USD 15.30), Madroño (6 1⁄2 x 58; USD 17.10), Guajiro (5 1⁄2 x 52; USD 14.40), Tribu (5 x 52; USD 13.50)
Packaging: Boxes of 10
Launch: USA in July 2017, Europe in September 2017