Casa Cuevas Cigars, announces that Alec Cuevas has been named Director of Operations. Alec Cuevas is the son of President Luis Cuevas Jr. and grandson of Master Blender Luis Cuevas Sr. Alec is the fifth generation Cuevas to join the family business.
I can't recall the last time I saw such a gap between regular production offerings and limited editions, and the Casa Cuevas La Mandarria Toro took my thoughts on Casa Cuevas to a much higher level. This was a balanced cigar that was flavorful, and while there was not a dramatic level of transitioning between each third, there was some present and it helped out with the depth of the overall flavor profile
Casa Cuevas Cigars, announces that the limited edition “La Mandarria” cigar brand is now shipping to retailers. The La Mandarria brand was born out of the unfortunate robbery which occurred in February 2019 at the Casa Cuevas Cigars distribution center in Miami.
Casa Cuevas Cigars, makers of handmade premium cigars to release the Cuevas Reserva Natural and Cuevas Reserva Maduro at the 2019 IPCPR in Las Vegas. The patriarch of the four-generation tobacco family, Luis Cuevas Sr. originally introduced the Cuevas Reserva brand in the early 2000’s and was limited in availability until now.
The Casa Cuevas Connecticut Toro is Connecticut Shade done right. Start with a nice core of sweetened cream, bread, roasted nuts and gradually introduce spice into the profile. This is no doubt my favorite line within Casa Cuevas' offerings. I highly recommend this cigar.
The Casa Cuevas Maduro Clásico Prensado is an enjoyable cigar with flavors of cocoa, leather, red pepper flake, pepper, sweetness and earth. Burn performance is very good, with a bit of a tight draw. Strength peaked just over medium at times, but was approachable throughout the smoking experience.
Wrapped in beautiful Ecuadorian Habano wrapper and featuring a pig tail and shaggy foot, these cigars will be the first full body and full-strength cigars in the Casa Cuevas line-up. They will be offered in 20 count boxes of 6 X 52 Toros, will retail for $12.00 per cigar, and the initial production will be limited to 500 boxes.
As my first introduction to the brand, I enjoyed the flavor profile of the Casa Cuevas Habano Clásico Prensado. Natural cigar tobacco flavor, sharp minerals, barnyard, roasted chestnuts with a nice dose of black pepper on the retrohale are all notes pointing to a well executed Habano wrapped cigar.
This new release stays true to our original Habano & Maduro blends. The new vitola brings a much requested box pressed format to our line-up. The 6 X 48 Box-Pressed Cigars will be available by end of August in boxes of 20.