Press Release: General Cigar Debuts New Products at IPCPR 2011

Below you will find a summary of the new products General is debuting at IPCPR this year.  Of particular interest is the CAO OSA Sol.  I will be posting pictures and more info as soon as it arrives next week.  Keep posted!

General Cigar New Product Info at a Glance

Macanudo New Frontmarks

Macanudo Café Court (4 3/16” x 36), SRP is $14.99 for a tin containing 5 cigars. Available in November.

 

Macanudo Cru Royale Court (4 3/16” x 36), SRP is $12.99 for a tin containing 5 cigars. Available in November.

 

Macanudo Cru Royale Poco Gordo (4” x 60), SRP per cigar is $4.99. Available in August.

 

Macanudo Vintage 1997 Maduro Robusto (5 ½” x 50), SRP per cigar is $8.39. Available in November.

 

Cohiba Edición Diamante

A rare opportunity to own a piece of premium cigar history, only 100 of these humidors will be released.

 

Wrapper: Cameroon, from 1980 (same wrapper as Partagas 150)

Binder: Indonesian Jember
Filler: Dominican Piloto Cubano

 

Contains 150 never-before-released cigars. Humidor SRP is $4,125.

 

Debuts in December.

 

Six frontmarks:

Capa Reserva Robusto (5” x 49)

Capa Reserva Corona Especiale (6 1/2” x 42)

Capa Reserva Lonsdale Grande (6 1/4” x 47)

Capa Reserva Toro (6” x 54)

Capa Reserva Churchill (7” x 49)

Capa Reserva Gigante (6” x 60)

 

La Gloria Cubana Artesanos Retro Especiale

Inspired by an antique humidor, this collection spent eight years in the making.

 

Wrapper: CT Honduras

Binder: Nicaraguan and Mexican

Filler: Nicaraguan and Dominican ligero; Nicaraguan and Dominican

 

Debuts in mid-August at private tastings

Product will be available at retail in mid-September

 

Four frontmarks, each housed in boxes of 25:

SRP range is $7.00 to $8.15 per cigar

 

Taino (7” x 52) is $7.50 per cigar, or $187.50 per box

Habanero (6” x 52) is $7.25 per cigar, or $181.25 per box

Cubano (6 1/2” x 58) is $8.15 per cigar, or $203.75 per box

Club (5 ¾” x 47) is $7.00 apiece, or $175.00 per box

 

 

 

 

 

 

La Gloria Cubana Flechas Humidor Chest

Contains sizes and blends never-before-released under La Gloria Cubana “White Box” and Seri R collections.

 

White Box Wrapper: Ecuadoran Sumatra                                      Serie R Wrapper: Ecuadoran Sumatra

Binder:  Nicaraguan                                                                    Binder: Nicaraguan

Filler:    Dominican and Nicaraguan Ligero                                    Filler: Proprietary Ligero

 

Flechas frontmark (6 ½” x 49)

 

Humidor chest SRP is $350 and contains 48 cigars each.

Only 250 sequentially-numbered humidors were made.

Debuts in November.

CAO OSA Sol

The first new collection created for CAO under the auspices of General Cigar

 

Wrapper: Olancho San Agustin, from the proprietary 2008 crop

Binder: Connecticut Broadleaf binder

Filler: Nicaraguan and Honduran

 

Debuts at retail in September

 

Three frontmarks, each housed in boxes of 25.

SRP range is $5.75 to $6.75

 

Lot 50 (5” x 50) is $5.75 per cigar, or $143.75 per box

Lot 54 (6” x 54) is $6.25 per cigar, or $156.25 per box

Lot 58 (6 ½” x 58) is $6.75 per cigar, or $168.75 per box

 

General Cigar Gift Items

Please see the folder titled “GC Gift Items” for product information and photos.


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