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HABANOS, S.A. PRESENTS THE WORLD PREVIEW OF THE RAMON ALLONES ALLONES No.2 LIMITED EDITION IN THE UK

  • Allones No. 2 is the third Limited Edition of the prestigious Habanos Ramón Allones brand
  • This new release was presented at an event held by Hunters & Frankau, the exclusive Habanos, S.A. distributor in the United Kingdom, and for the first time ever in the history of Limited Editions, it was showcased virtually

. has launched the Ramón Allones Allones No. 2 2019 Limited Edition worldwide at an exclusive event hosted by its UK distributor Hunters & Frankau. This is the first time ever in the history of Limited Editions that a new release has been showcased virtually.

 The wrapper, filler and binder leaves carefully selected for the production of Allones No. 2, made con – Totally Handmade with Long Filler-, come from the renowned * area, in the region of *, Cuba*. These have undergone a minimum two-year ageing process to achieve a rich flavour and aroma for the enjoyment of the most demanding Habanos aficionados.

 

Ramón Allones has been one of the most famous brands since its foundation in 1837, and is also one of the oldest in the Habanos, S.A. portfolio. The brand is celebrated for being the first to present its Habanos in decorated boxes, starting a tradition that continues to be appreciated by aficionados to this day. These Habanos are characterised by their intense and complex flavour, making them immediately recognisable and one of those most appreciated by lovers of these premium cigars.

 Ramón Allones Allones No. 2 (“Vitola de Galera”-Factory Name- Campanas, 52 ring gauge x 140 mm long) is marketed in a unique, elegant, dark-green box designed especially for the brand, holding 10 Habanos.

 

Thanks to this event organised by Hunters & Frankau through its network of specialised stores across the UK, a total of 600 guests were offered the opportunity to participate simultaneously in the first exclusive online tasting of this Limited Edition using different digital communication tools. Each participant was given a launch pack specially designed for the occasion, containing a Ramón Allones Allones No.2 Limited Edition Habanos; a 50-ml measure of Hine Cigar Reserve cognac together with a branded glass; custom-made chocolates produced specially to pair with the Ramón Allones Allones No.2 Habano; a Participation Certificate; a Tasting Sheet along with a brief description of the product, the brand, its range of vitolas and of the Limited Edition concept; together with other accessories (cigar cutters and lighters). In addition, the presentation video of this Limited Edition, which had the collaboration of the Co-Presidents of Habanos, S.A., was released simultaneously around the world coinciding with the start of the event. It should be noted that it was a challenge to hold this event under the constraints of social distancing imposed by the current epidemiological situation, especially when bearing in mind the impact that the COVID-19 crisis has had in the United Kingdom and in the rest of the world.     

Hunters & Frankau has been the exclusive Habanos, S.A. distributor in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Gibraltar and the Channel Islands since 1990. Founded in 1790, this is the most important premium cigar trading company in the United Kingdom with an extensive distribution network that comprises specialised stores, wine merchants, hotels, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

  

*(P.A.O.) Protected Appellations of Origin

The Havana-based company, jointly owned by the Cuban industry and the British Imperial Tobacco Group, which markets all 27 Habanos brands worldwide.
Totally by hand. A description created in Havana to differentiate between Cuban methods of making cigars by hand from the semi-mechanised metods used elsewhere that can legally be described as "Hecho a Mano" or "Hand Made".
Long filler. Filler that is made from full-length tobacco leaves.
The finest tobacco-growing land in the world, Vuelta Abajo is the main source of tobacco for Habanos, and the only zone that grows all types of leaf: wrappers, fillers and binders. A Protected Denomination of Origin.
The name of the region that embraces all of the important growing zones in the west of Cuba, and the name of the provincial capital. A Protected Denomination of Origin.
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.