|San Cristobal Coloso (Image linked from
Ashton Cigars Facebook page)
Ashton Cigars has announced a new line extension to its popular San Cristobal line. This one adds a large 6 3/4 x 62 vitola and has been dubbed the San Cristobal Coloso. The announcement was made on the company’s Facebook page.
The San Cristobal is one of two Nicaraguan made lines of the Ashton Cigar family. The other line is the La Aroma de Cuba. Both lines are made are blended by the Garcia family and made at the My Father Cigars factory.
The Coloso becomes the tenth frontmark in the San Cristobal line. It features a secondary band under the classic San Cristobal band that says “COLOSO”. The only other vitola in the line with a secondary band is the Papagayo XXL.
The cigars are packaged 21 per box with an MSRP of $10.00. The announcement indicated “now available“.
The San Cristobal is an all Nicaraguan puro:
Wrapper – Nicaraguan
Binder – Nicaraguan
Filler – Nicaraguan
For completeness, we include all ten vitolas in the San Cristobal line.
Coloso: 6 3/4 x 62
Papagayo: 5 3/4 x 55
Papagayo XXL: 6 x 60
Francisco: 5 1/2 x 44
Clasico: 5 x 50
Supremo: 6 x 50
Guajiro: 6 5/8 x 46
Fabuloso: 6.1/8 x 52 (Belicoso)
Monumento: 7 1/4 x 49
Maestro: 6 x 60 (Salomon)