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Oct 3

Montecristo Monte Jacopo No.2 Cigar Review

Posted on Thursday, October 3, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Montecristo Monte Jacopo No.2 Cigar Review

This 6×54 box pressed stick features a dark brown soft satin wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible seams, a firm even pack and rich sweet wood and tobacco aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Sep 25

Press Release: Altadis USA introduces Monte by Montecristo

Posted on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 in News

Altadis USA introduces Monte by Montecristo, a modern classic with a new twist in the US Market.

One of the best known and trusted cigar brands in the world, Montecristo has always been revered for its excellent quality and sophisticated image.

Now, a new chapter of Montecristo history is being written with Monte by Montecristo, a classic cigar with a twist not only on the taste but also with its price positioning. With this new edition, Monte is aimed to attract a new consumer group both with its attractive pricing and also with its distinctive smoking profile. The new trend – Luxury value.

The new Monte by Montecristo features a double binder. The use of two binders makes the new Monte rich, flavorful and satisfying. Selected for its astounding aroma and strength, a Nicaraguan binder adds depth to a second, spicy Dominican Olor binder, perfectly complementing one another. The Cuban seed Ecuadorian wrapper and aged Dominican fillers complete the cigar delivering a well-balanced combo of rich aromas and robust, hearty flavor.

The new Monte by Montecristo is priced in the $9 – $10 retail price range. (more…)

Sep 23

Press Release: Altadis USA introduces a completely new Juan Lopez cigar

Posted on Monday, September 23, 2013 in News

Press Release: Altadis USA introduces a completely new Juan Lopez cigar

Introducing the new 100% Nicaraguan Juan Lopez

Altadis USA introduces a completely new Juan Lopez cigar at an affordable price in USA Market. Made in Nicaragua entirely of Nicaraguan tobaccos. The new line is introduced to meet the increasing demand for the Nicaraguan tobacco among the premium cigar smokers in the market.

It is planned to hit the shelves in mid-August, the Juan Lopez is priced right at sweet spot $5-$6 retail price range.

Juan Lopez range will be made available in three gauge sizes in line with market trends – Seleccion No. 1 (54X5), Seleccion No.2 (54X6), and Seleccion No.3 (60X6) – in presentation boxes of 16 cigars.

The cigar perfectly captures the renowned boldness and richness of Nicaraguan tobacco. The Cuban seed Nicaraguan grown wrapper is combined with a hearty Nicaraguan binder and filler tobaccos from the three growing regions of Nicaragua. A complex blend that is sure to impress. The result is a wonderfully balanced, complex, robust and flavorful smoke.

Juan Lopez Product Specs: (more…)

Apr 30

Press Release: Introducing a Modern, Bold and Unique brand in the US Market: SLR Gen2

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 in News

SLR Gen2 boxSaint Luis Rey is one of the well-known and trusted heritage brands in the US Market. Originated in Cuba after WW2, and was named after the town of San Luis in the Vuelta Abajo tobacco growing region in Cuba – one of the best tobacco growing regions – where these cigars were originally rolled.

The brand has been in the US Market since 1982 and according to the recent consumer research that is conducted in January 2013, it is in the top 15 most recognized brands list. It is also one of Altadis USA’s biggest potential brands, selling over 1 million cigars per year (more…)

Mar 26

H. Upmann Legacy Toro Cigar Review

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

 

H. Upmann Legacy Toro Cigar Review

This 6×52 stick features a medium brown wrapper with a dry slightly toothy feel like a paper bag, one medium vein, seams that are lifting slightly, a nice double cap, firm even pack and a slightly sweet musty aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Mar 6

Press Release: New Cigar Company – Sindicato

Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 in News

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JOIN THE CIGAR EVOLUTION

TRUST. This is the cornerstone of the foundation of Sindicato Cigar Group LLC
(“Sindicato Cigars”). Sindicato Cigars was officially launched January 16, 2013 when
a group of passionate cigar loving Tobacconists decided to extend their cigar
knowledge and experience into making cigar brands. Their goal is to create a cigar
company whose mission is to put the tobacco retailer and its customers first. The
Tobacconist can trust that Sindicato Cigars will create quality brands that they can
whole-heartedly support and that will never work against them. Consumers can trust
that the collaboration of the country’s top cigar minds, who have listened to your
words day in and day out, will create top quality brands based on the knowledge that
those same consumers have provided.

Today, Sindicato Cigars wishes to announce (more…)

Mar 2

Press Release: Altadis USA Launches H. Upmann Legacy

Posted on Saturday, March 2, 2013 in News

Captura de pantalla 2012-12-14 a las 17.04.25Altadis USA, once again, is proud to announce the new launch ‘H. Upmann Legacy’ – Experience the Modern Legacy!

Ever since 1844, cigar lovers have been enjoying H. Upmann cigars, one of the premium cigar world’s best-known and most highly trusted brands.

Building on the heritage of this revered brand, H. Upmann Legacy brings new excitement to the contemporary aficionado with this line of modern, fuller-bodied smokes. Each cigar is meticulously hand-crafted with vintage 2008 tobaccos grown from heirloom seeds treasured for generations.

A dark, mountain grown Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper surrounds a savory binder from the cloud-cooled rain forests of Nicaragua and an intense mix of prized Nicaraguan and Dominican filler tobaccos.

This exquisite blend (more…)

Sep 9

Montecristo Epic Toro Cigar Review

Posted on Sunday, September 9, 2012 in Cigar Reviews

 

Montecristo Epic Toro Cigar Review

This 6×52 stick features a dark chocolate, smooth and oily wrapper with a very firm pack, triple cap, minimal veins, tight invisible seams and a rich coffee aroma. First light reveals (more…)

May 23

Romeo y Julieta Romeo Toro Cigar Review

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 in Cigar Reviews

 

Romeo y Julieta Romeo Toro Cigar Review

This 6×54 cigar features a soft dark brown wrapper with an even firm pack, fine sandpaper feel, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, double cap and rich sweet cedar aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Apr 25

PRESS RELEASE: Altadis USA Releasing ROMEO by Romeo y Julieta

Posted on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 in News

PRESS RELEASE: Altadis USA Releasing ROMEO by Romeo y Julieta

A Romeo y Julieta cigar unlike any to come before!

Ever since 1875, cigar aficionados have been passionate about Romeo y Julieta.

As one of the premium cigar world’s best-known and most highly trusted brands, Romeo y Julieta has always been revered for its consistently excellent, mild smokes.

Now, Romeo brings new excitement to the contemporary aficionado with this line of modern, fuller-bodied cigars.

The new cigar will be available at retail tobacconists in May.

Robust, full-bodied and rich in complex flavor nuances, Romeo is (more…)

Apr 16

VegaFina Sumum Edicion Especial 2010 Cigar Review

Posted on Monday, April 16, 2012 in Cigar Reviews

 

VegaFina Sumum Edicion Especial 2010 Cigar Review

This 5×54 cigar features a rich oily dark brown wrapper with a smooth firm feel, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, triple cap and very pungent oily wood aroma. First light reveals (more…)