La Galera announces the launch of our new cigar, La Galera Imperial Jade, wrapped in Cameroonian seed tobacco grown throughout Cameroon.
Cameroon wrapper cigars are few and far between, and not without good reason. The seed for this type of tobacco is disease prone, low yield, and produced in Cameroon; a Central African Republic that lacks experienced producers and knowledgeable personnel for pickling, curing, and classifying the tobacco.
“The lack of tobacco know-how in Cameroon means extra work for us at the factory”, says Jochy Blanco. “When the tobacco is received it must go through additional processes, making sure the tobacco is up to the standard that we require it to be before we even think of putting it in one of our cigars. To make working with Cameroon even more of a challenge, the wrapper is wafer-thin and stiff, making it a nightmare to handle”.
Sizes and Blend
5 1/2 x 44 (Corona), 5 1/8 x 50 (Robusto), 6 x 52 (Toro), 6 x 52 (Piramide), 7 x 47 (Churchill)
Binder: Dom. Rep. Criollo 98 (Jacagua Farm)
Filler: Dom. Rep. Piloto Cubano (La Canela Farm) & Criollo 98 (La Canela Farm)