C.L.E. Cigar Company’s Honduran Factory is the only cigar factory in the world to strictly follow the Bayer Cropscience Better Manufacturing Practices.
Christian Eiroa, founder of C.L.E. Cigars, announced in a press release the partnership between Rolando Reyes Sr.’s family and C.L.E. Cigars. He stated that the factory operations as well as Rolando Reyes Sr.’s blends will remain in control of the Reyes family.
The two new lines are the first C.L.E. cigars that were made in Nicaragua. Christian Eiroa, founder of the company, stated that rolling cigars in Nicaragua would open up new possibilities for the company.
“Last year we released the Asylum Nyctophilia at TAA. This year we decided to showcase a cigar under the C.L.E. portfolio.” says Christian Eiroa, founder of C.L.E. Cigar Company.
Asylum 13 Connecticut will be a new line with an Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper and Honduran binder and filler. The cigar was blended by Christian Eiroa and Tom Lazuka and being rolled in Honduras. It is expected to ship at the end of February 2016.
Christian Eiroa announced in a press statement that his father, Julio, and his brother, Justo, have entered the cigar business by founding the independent company JRE Tobacco. The new company’s portfolio will include the brands Aladino, Rancho Luna and Tatascan.
These cigars made their debut at IPCPR 2015 but were not available to be shipped until now. The cigar is all Honduran with the tobacco grown by Julio Eiroa in the Jamastran Valley and rolled of the Aladino Factory in Danli, Honduras.