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Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Limited Editions

Quesada Reserva Privada  A medium-mild cigar, the Quesada Reserva Privada features Dominican Republic San Vicente tobacco that began aging in 1997. The San Vicente leaf is used for the binder and mixed with Pennsylvania ligero for the filler. The cigar, which is finished with an Ecuadoran Connecticut-seed wrapper, has an essence of freshly toasted white […]

Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Muscle Cigars

Camacho American Barrel-Aged  Camacho has put a U.S. spin on the old Cuban cigar-making technique of maturing tobacco in rum barrels. The company has aged 6-year-old Honduran Corojo filler leaves in Kentucky bourbon barrels. After five months of maturation, those leaves were combined with Connecticut and Pennsylvania broadleaf maduro tobaccos and paired with a Connecticut […]

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