The Casa Bela will be one of three cigar blends launched at the 2013 IPCPR Trade Show being launched by the Sindicato Cigar Group. The Casa Bella offers an value-priced, Dominican made cigar that is considered more mild/mild to medium in body.
Sindicato describes the blend as “100% percent handmade in the Dominican Republic, Casa Bella is a superior cigar and an exceptional value. This cigar features a delicately balanced blend of hand selected tobaccos from the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua. The cigar is highlighted by a beautiful Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper allowing Casa Bella to deliver a smooth, flavorful mild to medium-bodied cigar..“
Sindicato Cigar Group was officially in March, 2013. The company is being started by a group of 45 strong cigar retailers who are joining together to entire the manufacturing side of the business. Industry veteran Jim Colucci serves as their President and CEO. In their press release, the company said they are going to rely on the retailers’ strong connection to the consumer: In their initial press release they said: “Consumers can trust that the collaboration of the country’s top cigar minds, who have listened to your words day in and day out, will create top quality brands based on the knowledge that those same consumers have provided.”
At a glance, here are the details of the Hex:
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut
Filler: Dominican, Nicaraguan
The Casa Bella is being launched in five sizes. Each cigar will be packaged in bundles of 20 and 20 bundles per case. The price point is between $1.65 and $2.10 per cigar depending on the size.
Corona: 5 1/2 x 44 (SRP $1.65)
Robusto: 5 x 52 (SRP $1.70)
Toro: 6 x 54 (SRP $1.85)
Churchill: 7 x 52 (SRP $1.95)
Gran Toro: 6 x 60 (SRP $2.10)