Dominican cigar company Quesada Cigars adds a new line of smokes to its Casa Magna series and introduces a Connecticut seed wrapper grown in Ecuador. Called Casa Magna Connecticut, the cigars will be showcased at the PCA show next month in Las Vegas. Retailers can expect them to start shipping in early September.
Manuel “Manolo” Quesada, patriarch of the Quesada family, said, “I’ve always enjoyed the Connecticut wrapper, and lately Ecuadorian Connecticut is going really well with the way we make cigars. »
The cigars are rolled with a light wrapper of Connecticut seeds grown in Ecuador, while the binder and fillers both come from Nicaragua. According to the company, the new cigars are medium bodied.
Casa Magna Connecticut comes in three sizes: Robusto, measuring 5 inches by 50 rings ($9.40); Toro, 6 1/2 by 52 ($9.70); and Toro Gordo, 6 by 56 ($9.90). All sizes are shipped in bronze colored boxes of 20.
Manufactured at the Tabacos de Exportación Inc. (TABADEX) factory in Quesada, this is the second regular production Casa Magna line produced in the Dominican Republic, the first being Casa Magna Liga F, released in 2021. Other Casa Magnas are made in Nicaragua, excluding the Oscuro line, which is made in Honduras.
For a vertical tasting of the entire Casa Magna Connecticut line, check out an upcoming issue of Cigar initiate.