La Escepcion Selectos Finos Cigar: An Italian Exclusive

La Escepcion Selectos Finos Cigar: An Italian Exclusive


In 2011, Habanos reintroduced an age-old brand 'La Escepcion' – a brand that was discontinued in 1989 with the La Escepcion Selectos Finos Cigar (Ex. Italia 2011). With only 2,000 numbered boxes produced in total, it is truly one of the most exclusive and rare Regional Editions in the market – an excellent addition to any aficionado’s collection. 

UNIQUE VITOLA - The cigar features the unique Parejos vitola which measures at 165 mm by 38 ring gauge – a size La Escepcion has not previously released.  It is a relatively slim smoke that will take approximately an hour to finish. Each cigar was impeccably handmade with long-filler tobacco sourced the world-renowned Vuelta Abajo region. So you can expect only the smoothest construction with the most exquisite flavours.

FLAVOUR PROFILE - As you know, Cuba has one of the best soils to grow tobacco as it provides the necessary nutrients and climate to make the best cigars in the world. The Selectos Finos is no exception – it presents a medium-bodied flavour, as well as excellent complexity that you aficionados would love. It has received many excellent reviews from many cigar lovers, it is definitely a must-try! Before being discontinued, the La Escepcion brand was actually known to be one of the stronger flavours particularly compared to its sister brand Hoyo de Monterrey Cigars. Smoking this cigar, you may find hints of nuts and dark chocolate.

THE BRAND - The La Escepción was released in 1850 and continued production for more than 100 years, but was eventually discontinued in 1989 due mainly to the falling popularity of stronger blends in Cuban cigars. But before they were discontinued in 1989, La Escepción had one of the largest individual Cuban cigar releases of any marca, the Gran Gener, which was a 9 1/6 x 55 Diadema behemoth that was sold in its coffin. For this release, it presents a stunning gold and black colour scheme which is quite different from the other Cuban marcas and really pops out.

If you are interested in getting your hands on the cigar, we sell a Jar of 30, as well as a standard box of 25. Shop below.

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