|Quesada Reserva Privada
(Photo Credit; Quesada Cigars)
The ProCigar festival in the Dominican Republic is typically the venue where Quesada Cigars has announced one of their showcase products. ProCigar 2015 is no exception as this year Quesada Cigars announced a new product containing tobacco from a 1997 vintage crop and where the cigars have been aged a full year before being packaged and shipped. The cigar will be called the Quesada Reserva Privada is expected to make it to stores this Spring.
In addition to using the 1997 vintage crop, the cigars are guaranteed to be aged for one year (and it says it on the box). The release of the Quesada Reserva Privada will be a gradual roll out. Starting in April, A group of pre-selected accounts will be among the first to carry the cigar. These retailers will be shipped six boxes of the product (2 per size) on the first day of the month from April to July. Following the 2015 IPCPR, additional retailers will be added.
At a glance, here are the details of the Quesada Reserva Privada:
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut-Seed
Binder: Dominican San Vincente (1997 Crop)
Filler: Dominican San Vicente from the 1997 Vintage selected from Cosecha Pareja crops, Pennsylvania Ligero
Country of Origin: Dominican Republic (Quesada Cigars)
The Quesada Reserva Privada is being launched in three sizes in ten count boxes.
4 3/4 x 52
5 5/8 x 54
6 1/2 x 56
Update (2/24/15): Additional information added from press release.