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News: General Cigar Releases Partagas 160 Signature Series.

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General Cigar Releases Partagas 160 Signature Series

 IPCPR 2016

General Cigar is proud to release a limited number of its final, remaining boxes of the prized Partagas 160 Signature Series collection.

With the launch of Partagas 150 in 1996, General Cigar’s blending team had the foresight to set aside a limited quantity of smaller and medium size Cameroon wrapper leaves from the celebrated 1977 crop. The leaves underwent continued maturation and ten years later in 2006, Partagas 160 Signature Series was born.

This prized collection bears the same striking quality and flavor as Partagas 150 before it. Cameroon wrapper from 1977 has been masterfully blended with long-filler Dominican Piloto Cubano and Mexican San Andrés leaves and bound with a special Mexican San Andrés binder.  Each component has undergone three rigorous rounds of selection to ensure a great concentration of flavor.

Cradled in a handsomely understated wooden box, Partagas 160 is a spectacular example of a cigar maker’s art. The cigars will be available for a very limited engagement, curated for those who seek the ultimate cigar smoking experience.

Of the five original frontmarks, just two will be made available this year, and are being offered at their introductory price of ten years ago. The cigars will be released in August, and will be presented in boxes containing 25 cigars.


Partagas 160 Robusto Minor – 4” x 48; SRP per cigar is $18.99 ($474.75 per box)

Partagas 160 Robusto Major – 5” x 52; SRP per cigar is $22.99 ($574.75 per box)

About General Cigar Company

General Cigar Co. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of handcrafted cigars for the premium market in the US. The company is owned by Scandinavian Tobacco Group.

Committed to delivering cigars of the finest quality, General Cigar’s skilled artisans produce Macanudo®, Cohiba®, La Gloria Cubana®, Partagas®, CAO®, Punch®, Hoyo de Monterrey®, Excalibur® and several other leading premium brands in the company’s Dominican, Honduran and Nicaraguan factories. In addition, the company cultivates proprietary tobacco which is used exclusively in its blends and has a dedicated R&D practice that develops new varieties of tobacco and revitalizes vintage seeds. Based in Richmond, VA, General Cigar sells through wholesalers and retailers in the US. General Cigar also operates Club Macanudo®, a cigar bar in New York City.

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