Launching of San Cristóbal de La Habana Harimau Malaya in Malaysia

San Cristóbal de La Habana, a brand created in 1999 by Habanos, S.A., is a tribute to the city of Havana. Brand selected to commemorate the city’s 500th Anniversary, in 2019.

The Virtual Global Launch of this San Cristóbal de La Habana Harimau Malaya was hosted on April 8th, 2021, via Zoom. The main launching event started 7:30pm, and more than 30 guests around the world were invited to participant to discover this new Habano together.

To start the event, we had Mr Jonathan Chow, CEO of Cohiba Atmosphere for the opening speech in Cohiba Atmosphere in Malaysia, followed by Mr Dag Holmboe, CEO of The Pacific Cigar Company Limited to introduce the details of this San Cristóbal Habano. We were also honored to have the presence of the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba, His Excellency Florentino Batista González.

The event was regional and international, livestreamed in the La Casa Del Habano in Macau and Cohiba Atmosphere in Malaysia at the same time on Zoom where cigar aficionados witnessed the unveiling of the Harimau Malaya.

Harimau Malaya, the first Malaysia Edition Cigar, is a vitola selected by Habanos S.A in 2020 for Habanos aficionados in Malaysia. The name “Harimau Malaya” was selected as it represents the national mascot of Malaysia.

Presented in box of 10 sticks, this San Cristobal de La Habana Harimau Malaya (55 ring gauge x 130mm length). These Habanos are produced “Totalmente a Mano con Tripa Larga”- Totally handmade with long filler, using exclusively selected leaves from the Vuelta Abajo* plantations, Pinar del Río*, Cuba*.

Limited to only 8,888 boxes, this 2020 Regional Edition Habanos are now available to cigar aficionados in Malaysia and, of course, in Asia Pacific.


San Cristobal de La Habana

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Harimau Malaya

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55 ring gauge x 130 mm in length


SBN of 10 units