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Blind Cigar Review: Villiger | La Libertad Robusto Score 88%

Blind Cigar Review: Villiger | La Libertad Robusto

“This cigar is a grower not a shower. Don’t let the sub optimal appearance deceive you, there’s interesting flavors here that develop over the course of 75 minutes. Even the cracking of the wrapper in the final third didn’t take away from smoking experience. All I ask is that a cigar doesn’t bore me and this stogie isn’t boring by a long shot. The lesson – don’t judge a book by its cover folks.” -Matt Cade (CADE)

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Cigar News: Villiger to Debut “Villiger do Brasil” at TPE

Villiger Cigars has announced they are bringing “Villiger do Brasil” to TPE 2020 later this month. Villiger do Brasil is a Brazilian puro which is offered in two blends, Claro and Maduro. It was made to celebrate Villiger’s history with Brazilian tobacco as well as showcase Villiger’s new factory in Bahia, Brazil also named “Villiger do Brasil.”

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Blind Cigar Review: Villiger | La Flor De Ynclan Robusto Score 91%

Blind Cigar Review: Villiger | La Flor De Ynclan Robusto

“Over all, a pleasant smoke with a good spice that hit the roof of your mouth and back of the throat, a good solid dark grey ash, plenty of smoke, very enjoyable after a day of dealing with sub zero temperatures and frozen pipes, it was warming indeed. Overall, a fine experience to cap off the day.” -Joseph S. (Bearded Bastard)

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Cigar News: Villiger Announces Cuellar Black Forest

Today, Villiger announced a line extensions to their Villiger Cuellar series, which currently includes the Connecticut Krēmē. This new extension is called Cuellar Black Forest. Villiger Cuellar Black Forest is made in the Dominican Republic. The blend uses a dark maduro wrapper inspired by the real Black Forest in southern Germany, near to the border of Switzerland where the Villiger headquarters is located. The rest of the blend uses Dominican binder and fillers. Henrich Villiger and Villiger Cuellar Black Forest is described as a medium to full-bodied, full-flavored cigar. It is rolled at Tabacalera La Palma in the Dominican Republic and blended by Master Blender Jochy Blanco. The packaging of the Villiger Cuellar Black Forest resembles the aura of the Black Forest.

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Cigar News: Villiger Debuts La Meridiana

The name comes from an old Cuban factory named “La Meridiana”. It was owned by Pedro Murias, and was once one of the largest and cigar factories in Havana at the end of the 19th century. During the Cuban civil war Murias sold La Meridiana due to unrest in Cuba.

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Cigar News: Villiger Opens Factory in Brazil

Villiger Cigars have opened a new factory in Brazil, Villiger Do Brasil (which translates from Portuguese to “Villiger of Brazil”).  Heinrich Villiger was there for the opening of the new facility, marking the next evolution of a long relationship between Villiger Cigars and Brazilian tobacco, dating back to Villiger Cigars’ beginnings in 1888, when Villiger began importing Brazilian tobacco.  This later led to establishing a Brazilian Villiger subsidiary, and factory called Charutos Tobajara Limitada.  The name is derived from a tobacco growing Indian tribe in the Amazon area

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Cigar News: Villiger Gets Distribution in Mexico and Canada

Villiger Cigars announced agreements with Casa Turrent and Brigham Enterprises Inc. to distribute their cigars in Mexico and Canada. Casa Turrent, owned by Alejandro Turrent is a grower, manufacturer, and distributor of cigars in Mexico. Brigham Enterprises Inc., established in 1906, also shares a century’s worth of tobacco history, first as pipe makers and later to become a distributor of cigars in Canada. 

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