will celebrate 50 years in 2018, and one of the many commemorative events is the new release of the Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente.  This is a release that also joins the 50 year celebration for The Tobacconist Association of America (TAA).  TAA is a group of select tobacco retailers and specialists in the United States and JDN is the oldest cigar factory in operation in Nicaragua.

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Introduces Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente TAA Exclusive

The new Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente just so happens to be the favorite vitola of Dr. Alejandro Martínez Cuenca, a 6 3/4 x 50 box press, a line extension for the popular Antaño Gran Reserva.  The Presidente is comprised of 100% Nicaraguan tobacco that has been aged for 5 years.  A much smoother cigar than the main Antaño Gran Reserva line because of the age of the filler tobaccos.

Cigar News: Joya de Nicaragua Introduces Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente TAA Exclusive

“When I requested the Gran Reserva blend in the Presidente size, it immediately became my private smoke. This is by far my personal vitola and the one that I request the factory for my daily smokes,” stated Dr. Martínez Cuenca, Chairman and CEO of .

The Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente will make it’s debut TAA 50th Anniversary Convention, held from April 29-May 3 of 2018 in the Dominican Republic, and the cigars will only be made available to TAA Member Retailers and will carry an MSRP of $12.50/cigar.  The 20-count boxes will begin shipping in May of 2018.