- The new vitola was unveiled by Kaliman Caribe, exclusive distributor of Habanos, S.A. for Bulgaria, in front of more than 500 lucky people at an exclusive event held in Sofia.
- Monterreyes No. 4 (55 ring gauge x 145mm length ) is the seventh limited edition under the Hoyo de Monterrey brand.
Habanos, S.A., through its exclusive distributor for Bulgaria, Kaliman Caribe, presented in Sofia a new Limited Edition of the prestigious Hoyo de Monterrey brand, the Monterreyes No. 4 vitola. In a unique atmosphere between the Vitosha Mountain and the Iskar River, the Bulgarian capital witnessed a magical evening with live music, dance shows and, of course, the best Habanos. A select group of 500 guests from Albania, Armenia, Croatia, Cuba, Greece, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Serbia, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and Ireland were the first to discover and taste the new vitola that owes its name to the plantation of the same name, from the Vuelta Abajo* area in the Pinar del Río* region, land of what is considered the world’s best tobacco.
Limited Editions have a unique place among the specialties in Habanos, S.A.’s portfolio, not only because of the careful selection of its leaves,aged for a minimum period of two years. But also, for its presentation in special packaging and with an additional black and gold vitola with the year it was launched. Monterreyes No. 4 is presented in a wooden box designed for the occasion with 10 Habanos of each.
This new vitola is even more special because it is the seventh limited edition of the brand since the launch of the Epicure Especial´s vitola in 2004, which ended up becoming one of the references sizes in the Hoyo de Monterrey portfolio. Monterreyes No. 4 vitola existed in the 1960s and is now reintroduced in a trendy format, adding to the large thick ring gauge vitolas that are so popular for brand lovers.
For the second time, this territory is hosting the worldwide launch of a limited edition. In this regards, Jorge Pérez Martell and José María López Inchaurbe, commercial vice-president and Development vice-president, respectively, of Habanos, S.A. explained in a video broadcast during the event that: “Bulgaria is a very important market for Habanos, S.A. and we are proud to be able to present this launch together with Kaliman Caribe “. The Bulgarian aficionado is a great lover of Hoyo de Monterrey-brand Habanos, and of such exclusive specialties as limited editions.” “We are sure that not only in Bulgaria, but all over the world, they will welcome this long-awaited limited edition with great enthusiasm,” they concluded.
Enthusiasts of mild-strength, aromatic and delicate Habanos from all over the world will be able to find the new Monterreyes No. 4 vitola after its worldwide launch at the different official points of sale in more than 140 countries where Habanos, S.A. distributes its products.
Hoyo de Monterrey Monterreyes No. 4
Market name: Monterreyes No.4
Factory name: Maravillas No.4
Measures: 55 ring x 145 mm length
Wrapper: Habano of an excellent appearance, dark and bright color that makes it very authentic and special.
- An aromatic Habano with very pleasant woody notes, which allows a fresh and pleasurable enjoyment.
- Burn: excellent and combustibility with a wide breath thanks to its large size, which delights with a very fresh and aromatic smoke and some light bitter notes, being faithful to the mild flavor of its blend.
- Ash: light gray in color and compact.
- Smoking time: About 50 minutes.
- Pairing: Can be enjoyed with 12-year-old Whisky, smooth, floral with light notes of toasted malt with a light finish that combined with the smooth taste of this blend makes an excellent combination.
Kaliman Caribe is an exclusive distributor of the prestigious brands for Habanos in Bulgaria. Nowadays Kaliman Caribe, in cooperation with Habanos, S.A., has continued to expand its international presence as an exclusive distributor of handmade cigars in Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia.
Over the years, the company strengthened its leadership on the retail and distribution markets of Habanos, high-end smoking accessories and gourmet goods. The company is a licensed representative of La Casa del Habano and Cohiba Atmosphere and manages its own brand of tobacco products stores—Premium Cigars & Tobacco.
The company’s mission and main value is to promote the Habanos culture—the Habanos Academy educational division is an extension of this priority. The education provides in-depth knowledge of the cigar history, origins and manufacturing process, the serving rituals, tasting skills, the professionalism of the “Habanos sommeliers,”. Invited by Kaliman Caribe, and professional cigar rollers (torcedores) who visit the country annually to demonstrate their craftsmanship.
More to be found on www.kalimancaribe.com
Corporación Habanos, S.A.
Corporación Habanos, S.A. is a world leader in the commercialization of Premium cigars both in Cuba and in the rest of the world. For this purpose, it has an exclusive distribution network present in the five continents and in more than 140 countries.
Habanos, S.A. commercializes 27 Premium brands Totally handmade and identified as Protected Appellations of Origin (P.A.O.), including Cohiba, Montecristo, Romeo y Julieta, Partagás, Hoyo de Monterrey and H. Upmann, among others. Habanos have been made Totally handmade for more than 500 years and since then they have become a benchmark worldwide.