Cigar news: General Cigar
PARTAGAS PRESENTS AÑEJO
Partagas is launching “Añejo,” a refined cigar named for the profoundly-aged wrapper tobaccos that define its appearanceand its taste.
Handcrafted at General Cigar Dominicana and shipping to retailers on March 1, Partagas Añejo is a dimensional blend that starts off mellow and builds to a medium-bodied experience as the smoke progresses. Notes of wood, leather and earth abound, stemming from the cigar’s artisanal blend.
The star of Partagas Añejo is its wrapper. Predominantly adorned with a rare 1998 Cameroon which is intermixed with 2013 Connecticut Shade in a barber-pole format, the aged wrapper tobaccos create a cigar of exceptional depth. The Mexican and Dominican filler and Dominican binder deepen the complexity of the aged wrappers to deliver a layered experience.
Matt Wilson, senior brand manager for Partagas said, “With Partagas Añejo, we have taken the brand’s long-term associationwith aged Cameroon wrappers to a new level. Not only have we created the first Partagas cigar to have a barber pole wrapper, but we’ve also done so with tobaccos that are among the most aged we’ve ever used. Añejo will become a seasonal offering for Partagas, one that will give us the opportunity to highlight the intricacies and nuances of deeply-aged Cameroon wrapper.”
Handcrafted at General Cigar Dominicana and presented in 25-count wooden boxes, Partagas Añejo is available in just two sizes. Both frontmarks are 4.5” length in length which was dictated by the size of Cameroon wrapper leaves.
Petit Robusto (4.5” x 49)– SRP per cigar $6.99
Esplendido (4.5” x 60)– SRP per cigar $7.49