La Gloria Cubana Esteli.
La Gloria Cubana Esteli takes the brand on a flight of exploration to Central America.
A modern, fuller-bodied take on the classic La Gloria smoking experience, La Gloria Cubana Esteli represents the best of Central American tobaccos and deepens the profile of the brand’s original “white box” blend.
Steve Abbot, senior brand manager for La Gloria Cubana said, “We named this collection in honor of the artisans of our factory in Esteli who did a fantastic job creating the blend and bringing a deeper taste profile to the La Gloria portfolio. We’re confident that fans of La Gloria Cubana will enjoy the modern flavor of ‘Esteli’ and recognize the spirit of Nicaragua in this exciting new collection.”
Distinctive and savory with the characteristic spice that’s prevalent throughout the La Gloria portfolio, La Gloria Cubana Esteli begins with a bold, dark wrapper from Nicaragua’s Jalapa Valley, a leaf that imparts the lion’s share of flavor to the blend and sets the stage for a multi-dimensional taste experience.
A rich blend maximizes the wrapper, as Honduran Jamastran and La Entrada fillers and a Jamastran binder come together to deliver a complex smoke with notes of cedar, spice and white pepper. This is a medium-to-full-bodied smoke that burns to a stark white ash.
La Gloria Cubana Esteli is handcrafted at STG Esteli and debuts in August with these three frontmarks:
Robusto (4.5” x 52); SRP per cigar $4.99; 25 cigars per box
Toro (5.5” x 54); SRP per cigar $5.99; 25 cigars per box
Gigante (6.25 x 60); SRP per cigar $6.99; 20 cigars 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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