Arturo Fuente

The Mild Bunch

Arturo Fuente Casa Cuba Carlos Fuente Sr.’s son, Carlito, has blended many of the Arturo Fuente company’s recent offerings, but the Casa Cuba is a cigar that represents his father’s blending expertise. It features an Ecuadoran wrapper and Dominican binder and filler tobaccos that were grown from Cuban seeds. The cigar’s gingerbread, nutmeg, and cinnamon […]

Thin Is In

L’atelier Lat Lancero                                             Pete Johnson’s L’Atelier is among a handful of brands that are resurrecting the graceful and thin lancero, a popular cigar shape from decades past. L’Atelier’s example is traditional in size (7½ × 38) […]

Masters of Modern Luxury: Carlos Fuente Jr.

Like many in the cigar business, Carlos Fuente Jr. traces his lineage to Cuba. In 1912, his grandfather Arturo came from that country to Florida, where he founded what is now Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia. Under the direction of Carlos Jr. (who prefers to be called Carlito), the business produces 30 million cigars a […]

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