Last September 28th, 2021, the city of San José was chosen for the celebration of the third Habanos Night in Costa Rica. The event was organized by Cruz Canela, Exclusive Distributor of for Costa Rica and Nicaragua. This magnificent evening was held at Cava Restobar, located on Avenida Escazú, the most elegant commercial avenue in the capital and was attended by 75 guests, including H.E. Jorge Rodríguez, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in Costa Rica, as well as the General Manager of Cruz Canela & Trust GB S.A., Luis García Cruz.

The Habanos Night also served as a stage to present a new launch, in this case the Saint Luis Rey Pura Vida Regional Edition, marketed exclusively by Cruz Canela & Trust GB S.A. for Costa Rica and Nicaragua.  It is a Habano with a 54 ring gauge x 120 mm length. This pays homage to the Costa Rican land and its popular saying “Pura Vida”, which is the way to wish happiness and is expressed at the beginning or end of a conversation.

The guests enjoyed a special menu for the occasion in which he achieved a perfect combination between the Habano Saint Luis Rey Pura Vida, with dishes such as Tiradito de Corvina y Pulpo, Carpaccio de Rib Eye, Grilled Entraña with dengaku sauce or Batayaki de camarones. The Habano enthusiasts could also combine their passion with coffee and enjoy the pairing with Cruz Canela coffee, Costa Rican gourmet coffee “Special Roast for Cigars”, the perfect end to the perfect evening.

The Havana-based company, jointly owned by the Cuban industry and the British Imperial Tobacco Group, which markets all 27 Habanos brands worldwide.
The official Denominación de Origen Protegida (D.O.P.), or Protected Denomination of Origin used only to describe the most outstanding brands of cigars, which are manufactured in Cuba to the most exacting standards established by the Regulatory Council, from tobaccos grown only in particular areas of the island that are also protected as Denominations of Origin. In English the word translates as Havanas, which are widely considered to be the best cigars in the world.