Cigar News: General Cigar Announces Partagas HeritagePresenting

Pride, perseverance and above all, passion. These are the principles that have guided for more than 170 years. Today, celebrates the venerable brand with a new cigar that honors the of in blend, box and band.

Cigar News: General Cigar Announces Partagas Heritage

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“We set out to create a retrospective blend that celebrated the very best of to date, and took great pride in putting together the ingredients, just like coming up with a very special recipe. This was a group effort, with our blenders in the Dominican Republic and Central America working with the marketing team to achieve the final taste,” said Jhonys Diaz who led blend development.

Jhonys and his team developed the blend more than ten years ago, patiently saving it for a special release. Each of the tobaccos in tells a story of the brand, bringing forth flavor nuances from some of the brand’s most popular releases.

As Honduras is renowned for growing the best wrappers in Central America, is made with a reddish wrapper developed exclusively for this launch. This proprietary leaf was grown in the revered volcanic soils of the Olancho San Agustin (OSA) Valley and burns to a stark white ash and is reminiscent of the wrapper used on Spanish Rosado. Only viso leaves were selected for , to deliver fine veins and beautiful color, while imparting complexity and a touch of sweetness.

The flavor of the OSA wrapper extends to the CT Broadleaf binder which imparts another dimension of subtle sweetness with notes of cinnamon.

The blend of delivers spicy notes, derived from Honduran Jamastran leaves, and the same Dominican Piloto Cubano and Mexican San Andres tobaccos that comprise 160.

Simplistically-elegant box details give a nod to previous releases of while the sophisticated gold band is reminiscent of the 150 band. The cigars are protected in wooden boxes containing 20 cigars each.

  • Rothschild (4.5 X 50); SRP per cigar $8.49
  • Churchill (7 X 49); SRP per cigar is $9.99
  • Gigante (6 X 60); SRP per cigar is $9.59
  • Robusto (5.5 X 52); SRP per cigar is $9.59