Gurkha Cigar Group, maker of the world’s finest cigars announces several new releases for this month’s IPCPR show in Las Vegas, NV. Among the releases, are rare tobaccos, unusual pairings, and the company’s most beautiful packaging to date. Gurkha Cigar Group is known as the industry’s Rolls Royce of Cigars and releases nothing shy in exceeding the preceding expectations.
Last year Gurkha unveiled the Cellar Reserve Limitada as an addition to the traditional Cellar Reserve line. This year the company has once again gone above and beyond in perfecting the blend with a Corojo wrapper and 18-year aged tobacco. Dubbed the Cellar Reserve Edición Especial, this medium body, full flavor cigar is offered only to brick and mortar retail stores and is packaged in a beautiful piano finish, mahogany box. This smooth and flavorful cigar is estimated to have a retail value of $11.00-$15.00 per cigar and is offered in four sizes: Koi (4×58), Solara (5×58), Hedonism (6×58), and Kraken (6×60). “I partnered with our blenders to search for the rarest tobaccos we could find and stumbled upon this 18-year old Corojo wrapper and blend. There was only enough to make 1000 boxes of each size and we couldn’t be happier with the outcome. In fact, at this very moment we are searching for another rare blend for next year,” commented Kaizad Hansotia.
Adding to the esteemed Royal Challenge blend, Gurkha is set to release the Royal Challenge Maduro. Set inside the traditional leather style box with a platinum band and embellishment, the Royal Challenge Maduro pairs the Habano/Honduran binder and Nicaraguan/Dominican filler of the traditional Royal Challenge cigar with the perfect Broadleaf Maduro wrapper. Available in Robusto (5×50), Toro (6×50), Churchill (7×52), Torpedo (6.5×53), and XO (6×60) sizes, this mild body, full flavor cigar has a smooth draw with earthy, flavorful tones and a sweetness on the lips from the wrapper. This cigar will be released only to brick and mortar retail stores and is set at an MSRP of $8.38-$11.06 per cigar.
Gurkha also announces the newest edition to the East India Trading Company line in The Classic Cigar: Havana Blend. This cigar has been perfected using a proprietary binder and filler with twenty different tweakings of the blend to get it just right. With a San Andrés wrapper, The Classic Cigar: Havana Blend is a box-pressed, medium body, full flavor cigar including earthy, nutty undertones. This Nicaraguan blend will be available at $7.99-$9.99 each cigar in a Robusto (5.5×52), Toro (6×54), XO (6×60), and Figurado (6×58).
“After a few years of searching for the right wrapper and combination of tobaccos, we created this beautiful San Andrés wrapped Nicaraguan masterpiece. We are very proud to unveil it as our best creation from the East India Trading Company yet. A cigar worthy of its name: A true Classic,” said Juan Lopez, National Sales Director and part of the East India blending team.
With all these new releases, Gurkha Cigar Group could not be more proud of the hard work and dedication that the company has pulled together to present these new cigars to both new cigar lovers and aficionados alike. Be on the lookout for these new brands and other traditional favorites from Gurkha Cigar Group at your local retailer.
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