Just prior to the 2019 IPCPR Trade Show, Gran Habano released an extension to its Persian King line known as the Persian King La Contra. La Contra is described as a fuller version of the original Persian King.

The Persian King La Contra is a Nicaraguan puro available in a natural or maduro wrapper. Like the original Persian King, La Contra features Claro leaf twisted around the foot. La Contra is available in the same two sizes as the original Persian King: Rajah (6 x 50) and Tiger (6 x 60). Each is packaged in 50-count boxes.

One different feature the La Contra has is a tobacco leaf that wraps the cigar itself. Prior to the IPCPR Trade Show, a legal challenge was made by Leaf Cigars, who has a trademark on a finished cigar wrapped in a tobacco leaf. However, La Contra was on display at the 2019 IPCPR Trade Show.

At a glance, here is a look at the Gran Habano La Contra.

Blend and Origin

Wrapper: Nicaraguan (Natural or Maduro)
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Country of Origin: Honduras
Factory: G.R. Tabacaleras Unidas SA

Vitolas Offered

Rajah: 6 x 50 (SRP $6.00)
Tiger: 6 x 60 (SRP $7.00)