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Cigar News: Mombacho Bringing Cosecha 2014 to IPCPR

Mombacho Cigars S.A. has given new details about its latest installment of the annual Cosecha series. This will be the third in the series: Mombacho Cosecha 2014. The series started in 2017 with the Mombacho Cosecha 2012. That cigar scored a hefty 94 points in our review and made #5 on our top 25 list. Mombacho Cosecha cigars are a Nicaraguan puro, and true vintage, meaning they have been aging after being rolled.

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Cigar News: Mombacho Gets European Distribution With German Warehouse

Mombacho cigars has announced European distribution and a German warehouse with PasionPuro GmbH & Co. KG. The warehouse is based out of Dusseldorf, Germany. The first shipment will begin around the end of June. While Mombacho cigars are already available in Norway, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and Italy; this will allow them to move into Spain, Belgium, and Luxembourg before the end of the year.

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Cigar News: Mombacho Ships Small Amount of Casa Favilli

Mombacho Cigars S.A. announced today the shipment of their upcomming cigar, Casa Favilli, named after the factory in which all Mombacho Cigars are made. The Mombacho Casa Favilli is the first cigar to use a Broadleaf wrapper grown in Nicaragua. The first shipment is being called a limited pre-release and will consist of 150 boxes of each vitola. Regular production will take place in 2019. Each comes in 12 count boxes and the vitolas are as follows: Robusto – 5 x 50 – MSRP $10.95, Toro – 6 x 52 – MSRP $11.95, Torpedo – 5 ½ x 52 – MSRP $12.95.

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Cigar News: Mombacho Announces Shipment of Cosecha 2013

The annual “Cosecha” release from Mombacho is being shipped to the United States, Europe, and Canada after a 7 week delay from Nicaraguan turmoil. The Coescha 2013 is the second of Mombacho Cigar’s annual release which is a true vintage release, meaning the tobaco in these cigars is from the year 2013 and the cigars were actually rolled 4 years ago and have been aging.

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Editorial: Puro Sabor 2018 | Special Events and Closing Thoughts

As we close out our series on Puro Sabor 2018, let’s take a look at the events that made the week special.  In all honesty, even the everyday lunches were special events.  It seemed like every time we gathered for a meal, the organizers pulled out all the stops and made it a grand occasion instead of just another meal.  One of my favorite things about all of these events was the reality of being able to sit down with people from all over the world, all walks of life, and all manner of experience in the cigar industry.  We were all the same at these events.  It was just an enormous group of friends gathering for a meal, some drinks, and great conversation.

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