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Habanos S.A. Presents The Limited Edition Bolivar Soberano in Hong Kong

Bolívar Soberano, Limited Edition for 2018 will be presented by The Pacific Cigar Co. on 19th and 20th November in Hong Kong.

The first launch of the “Duke” vitola de galera – totally unprecedented in the brand’s portfolio.

through its official distributor for Asia Pacific, The Pacific Cigar Co., will present the world première of Bolívar Soberano, ten cigars that have been created “ con Totally Handmade with Long Filler”. Its blend, from leaves harvested in the * region, is especially appreciated by the more experienced smokers.

The presentation of Bolívar Soberano will take place on 19th and 20th November in Hong Kong, in an event where attendees will have the privilege of tasting this new Habano cigar, as well as enjoying a few surprises.

Bolívar Soberano (54 ring gauge x 140 mm long) will be presented in a special case of 10 cigars. Soberano is the first launch of the “Duke” vitola de galera, which is totally unprecedented in the brand’s portfolio. This is a strong , allowing the cigar lover to enjoy a balanced and aromatic blend from the brand in a totally novel format.

Habanos are greatly appreciated and cigar enthusiasts await their arrival with great anticipation every year. They are characterized by the fact that their vitolas are not found in the brand’s regular portfolio and they are distinguished by the careful selection of all of the leaves – , and (wrapper, filler and binder) – which have been aged for a period of not less than 2 years.

All the Habanos that make up the Limited Editions are made “ con – Totally Handmade with Long Filler” from selected leaves from the * area, in the region of *, Cuba*, in very small quantities and by expert Cuban cigar rollers, who work painstakingly to meet the expectations of the most demanding Habano lovers.

The Bolívar brand was created in 1902 and is named after Simon Bolívar, one of the great figures of the 19th century who passed into history as the liberator of much of South America from Spanish rule. For this reason, and in line with the character of the historical figure that gives it its name, this Habano is characterized by its strong flavour. Without a doubt, Bolívar is one of the strongest brands that make up the Habano universe.

The Pacific Cigar Company Limited (PCC) is the exclusive distributor for the Habano, S.A. for Asia Pacific Region since June 1992.

The Pacific Cigar Company has 57 retail stores across Asia Pacific and China, with 32 shops in the region, 2 shops in China, 2 shops in Canada and an additional 21 shops by its partners in Asia.

*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 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.
Limited Edition. Special productions of Habanos made annually using fillers, binders and wrappers aged at least 2 years before the cigars are made. The wrappers come from the top leaves of the shade-grown (tapado) tobacco plant, which are darker in colour. Boxes can be identified by an extra black and gold seal indicating that they contain Limited Edition Habanos and the year in which they were released. Each Habano is dressed with an extra band giving the same information.
The outside wrapper leaf of the Habano.
Filler, the blend of two, three or four different types of tobacco leaves that form the heart of a Habano and dictate its flavour.
The binder leaf. Selected from the largest and finest volado leaves grown on the lower part of the plant.
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.