Partagás Capitols and Romeo y Julieta Club Kings are the two cigars that will be the first ones to be available within the new Línea Retro, a new design concept launched by Habanos this week.
Intertabak announced that Sancho Panza Valientes are now hitting the Swiss market. The cigars had first been presented during the Swiss Habanos Day 2017.
In 2015, Partagás presented its new Partagás Maduro No.1. The brand will now introduce two new sizes in the Maduro line at the 2018 Habanos Festival.
Habanos introduced a new release to travel retail at the Tax Free World Association World Exhibition in Cannes, France.
The Madrid Zarzuela Hippodrome was the venue for the grand premiere, the world scoop of the new Montecristo Línea 1935.
Cubancigarwebsite.com, the biggest online data base of cuban cigars, is offline after suffering a complete data loss on December 7, 2016. Website manager Alexander Groom disclosed the reason to be corrupted backup files on the servers and said that the lost files are not retrievable.
Habanos has now officially announced the worldwide release of Quintero Tubulares, the first Quintero size available in an aluminum tube. The 133 x 16,7 mm | 5 1/4 x 42 cigar is made “Totalmente a Mano con Tripa Corta”.
Students of the origins of Havana cigar brands will know that Montecristo came in just five sizes named numerically and it has always been assumed that the initial athletic line-up formed Montecristo’s range from the very beginning in 1935. However, during his research into the history of Hunters & Frankau, Simon Chase found some documents that suggest a rather different story.
Habanos S.A. has announced the release of Hoyo de Monterrey Hermosos No. 4, the latest addition to their new Añejados line which was first launched in early 2015. The cigars are already available in Germany and will arrive in other countries during the first quarter of 2016.
Punch is one of the oldest cigar brands that still exist today. However, we decided to include the Punch Punch on this list nonetheless, simply because this cigar has reached a new level of quality that we haven’t experienced before.
This Half Corona celebrated its world debut as part of the 225th anniversary of the British Habanos importers Hunters & Frankau in June 2015. The vitola was actually first rolled in 1907, and, in the 1920s and 1930s became a veritable sales success. It’s the shortest hand-rolled Habanos cigar that exists.
A classic, which, in the light of the fifth anniversary of Alejandro Robaina’s death this year, we wanted to recall. Over the years, the cigar has lost nothing of its finesse. On the contrary, it thrilled everyone one on our tasting panel.