Partagas Lusitanias Gran Reserva Cosecha Cigar For Sale
Partagas Lusitanias Gran Reserva Cosecha Cigar For Sale was presented during the Habanos Festival in 2013. Limited availability with only 5000 boxes produced which come presented in a gorgeous and elegant black lacquer box with a hinged lid.
These limited edition cigars by Partagas are a part of the Gran Reserva series. The filler, wrapper and binder leaves have been aged for five years using the finest tobacco from the Vuelta Abajo Region. These unique aromatic leaves are then hand-rolled by the finest torcedores in Cuba into this much-loved Lusitania format.
he box is black and brilliant, gleaming in the reflected light. An ornate and interwoven G and R shine in gold type from the box top, with the date 2007 written below, a sign that the 15 cigars inside are something special indeed.
This is a box of Partagás Lusitania Gran Reservas, one of only 5,000 for the entire world, and after more than a 10-month wait they have finally begun appearing in cigar shops. The smoke has the same dimensions as a regular production Lusitania—7 5/8 inches long with a ring gauge of 49, the standard for double coronas, known as Prominentes in Cuba—but the tobacco inside is said to be more than five years old. Only the third Cuban cigar to ever bear the Gran Reserva name, they sell for more than $100 each in most global markets, and have generated big interest among serious cigar smokers.
“It is the most exciting product launch from Cuba. Overall it’s the one that excites cigar smokers the most—not only the current cigar smokers but the collectors as well,” says Eddie Sahakian, who works alongside his father, Edward, at the Davidoff shop in London about Cuban Gran Reservas. “Everyone is interested, and everyone wants to try it.”
Gran Reservas are, in essence, special versions of regular Cuban cigars, made with extra-old tobaccos. They are priced at a premium, made in very limited quantities and have been resold for considerably more than their already high release prices. The cigars are packaged like elaborate gifts—fitting for their rich prices—in black lacquer boxes bagged in a velvety pouch meant to protect the box, which has a golden plate on the inside lid showing the precise box number. There is an outer cardboard box, containing the factory stamp, and the entire package is quite like that found on Cohiba Behikes. The Partagás has something new for Cuba—a QR code engraved, subtly, on the back of the box, so a cigar lover can get more information on the smoke.