Cigar News: Royal Jamaica Cigars Come Back as Casa de Montecristo Exclusive Cigars are back, and now as a made by of . The brand was started in 1935 by James Frederick Gore. Post-Cuban embargo the brand saw a lift and was very popular until 1988 when Hurricane Gilbert caused more than $700 million in damages including to tobacco crops and infrastructure.

Cigar News: Royal Jamaica Cigars Come Back as Casa de Montecristo ExclusiveNow, 30 years later, , luxury brand of cigar stores and lounges, is reviving this brand with Master Blender of PDR Cigar Factory.

Cigar News: Royal Jamaica Cigars Come Back as Casa de Montecristo Exclusive“I was honored when asked to create a cigar blend which would carry the cigar brand,” says Flores. “We placed special attention on the tobaccos used because we wanted the legacy of to live on.”

The new blend is a medium body cigar. It uses an Ecuadorian wrapper, double Ecuadorian Habano Binder, and all Dominican fillers. It does not contain any Jamaican tobacco. It is packed in boxes of 20 in three size: Toro (52X6), Robusto (52X5) and Gran (47X6). Pricing has not been released yet.

“At ,” said CEO Brad Winstead, “we are always looking for ways to offer our adult clientele the highest quality products. We felt that fits in perfectly with our brand and what is expected of us. Master Blender created a rich and unique blend for our modern interpretation of this brand, and we look forward to presenting this exclusive brand to the public.”