Cigar News: Southern Draw Launching 300 Hands at 2018 IPCPR

Southern Draw Cigars will launch 300 HANDS at the 2018 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas. 300 HANDS is a story of collaboration told through a new line of premium cigars from Southern Draw. The result of approximately 300 steps and the hands producing nearly identical bundles of well aged and naturally fermented tobaccos that we know as premium cigars. The process of making a premium cigar completely by hand is a deliberate marriage of art and skill passed down from one generation to the next, and the beautiful country of Nicaragua, with some of the best tobaccos on the planet and dedicated people, is the most prominent purveyor of this handmade craft to the United States.

300 HANDS will show hand made cigars and stories of Nicaraguan people in order to provide a future of hope for at least some of these families, in offering financial assistance in the Esteli area of Nicaragua. “We want to share this story with the masses and have priced this cigar line in an unbeatable range of $5.99 – $6.49 while expanding our charitable giving strategy to Nicaragua. We will distribute 25% of our profits to those Nicaraguans that offered us their honest stories and identified specific needs in and around their own communities,” per Sharon Holt of Southern Draw.

“We hereby ask our valued retail and media partners to join us as we endeavor to share the stories of 300 Nicaraguan brothers and sisters, using their words, their emotions and their heartfelt pleas to help their neighbors. We have high hopes for a better Nicaragua as they fight to overcome decades old struggles that have just recently escalated into what has been deemed a newsworthy crisis. They are 300 HANDS and this is their story.”  stated Robert Holt of Southern Draw.

Details about the cigars:

300 HANDS Maduro
Country of Origin: Nicaragua
Factory: AJ Fernandez Cigar Co.
Wrapper: Esteli, Nicaragua
Binder: Indonesia
Filler: Nicaragua & Dominican Republic

300 MANOS Habano
Country of Origin: Nicaragua
Factory: AJ Fernandez Cigar Co.
Wrapper: Ecuador
Binder: Cameroon
Filler: Nicaragua & Dominican Republic

Each blend is offered in five vitolas, and each is sold in 10 count bundles
Petit Edmundo – 4.75 x 52 – $5.99/cigar
Coloniales – 5.25 x 44 – $6.19/cigar
Corona Gorda – 5.625 x 46 – $6.29/cigar
Piramides – 6.125 x 52 – $6.39/cigar
Churchill – 7.0 x 48 – $6.49/cigar
Production Totals: 15,000 cigars per vitola (in 2018)
Ship Date(s) – August & October 2018


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