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Habanos confirm 2015 new releases

Habanos confirm 2015 new releases

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As in previous years, much of the attention during the Habanos Festival, held in Havana during the last week of February, focused on the new releases scheduled for the year ahead.  Habanos use the festival to showcase their intended program of new cigar launches for the year ahead.

This year’s list includes additions to standard line productions, Limited Editions as well as a Grand Reserva and a special release.

However, when looking at the cigars listed below, please temper your expectations with the knowledge that these cigars have so far only been showcased, they have not yet been released.  Generally the new releases can be expected to begin arriving in the UK during the second half of the year.

The full list of new releases anticipated during the coming year is:

STANDARD LINES:

 These are cigars that will be added to the standard production of particular brands.

Brand: Montecristo

Shop name: Media Corona

Factory name: Half Corona

Dimensions: 3 ½” (90mm) x 44 ring gauge

Presentation: boxes of 25 and small packages of 5.

Brand: Romeo y Julieta

Shop name: Club Kings    

Factory name: Marevas

Dimensions: 5 1/8” (129mm) x 42 ring gauge

Presentation: small tins of 5.

LIMITED EDITIONS

Two Limited Edition releases will arrive from H. Upmann and Ramon Allones.  As with all previous Limited Editions (since 2007), all the tobaccos in these cigars are aged for a minimum of two years before they are used in the production of these cigars.

Brand: H. Upmann   

Shop name: Magnum 56      

Factory name: Magnum 56      

Dimensions: 5 7/8” (150mm) x 56 ring gauge

Presentation: Boxes of 25

 

Brand: Ramon Allones

Shop name:  Club Allones

Dimensions:  5 3/8” (135mm) x 47 ring gauge

Presentation:  Boxes of 10

 

SPECIAL RELEASE:

There is also a unique special release cigar planned in honour of the 80th anniversary of the Montecristo brand. This cigar will be limited production, dressed with a second band and a unique size within the Habanos portfolio.

Brand: Montecristo      

Shop name:  80 Aniversario

Factory name: 80 Aniversario

Dimensions: 6 ½” (165mm) x 55 ring gauge

Presentation: Boxes of 20

 

GRAN RESERVA

 These cigars are only released by global brands and in their most iconic formats. The classification also signifies that all the tobacco used has been aged in bales for a minimum of five years before the cigars are made. Only 5,000 boxes, each containing 15 cigars, will be produced for the world market

Brand: Romeo y Julieta

Shop name: Wide Churchill

Factory name: Montesco

Dimensions: 6 ¼” (130mm) x 50 ring gauge

Presentation: Boxes of 15

 LA CASA DEL HABANOS EXCLUSIVES

These cigars are exclusively available through the global network of La Casa del Habano stores.

Brand: Partagás

Shop name: Maduro No.1

Factory name: Maduro No.1

Dimensions: 5 ¼” (130mm) x 52 ring gauge

Presentation: Boxes of 25

*There will also be an assorted collection of sizes released in a single box containing 30 cigars.

 

So, with the 2014 H. Upmann Reserva still to arrive, it seems there is plenty to look forward to this year. Naturally, we shall keep you up to date with any future release as soon as they become available.

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