Altadis U.S.A. is collaborating with A.J. Fernandez on a new release under its Montecristo brand. Montecristo Crafted by A.J. Fernandez, which will be crafted exclusively for Santa Clara, Inc., a premium cigar wholesaler since 1971.
The box-pressed Montecristo Crafted by A.J. Fernandez is crafted in Nicaragua with an Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper, San Andrés binder, and filler from Honduras and Nicaragua. It will be available in five vitolas: Churchill (7 x 50), Figurado (4 x 52), Gordo (6 x 58), Robusto (5 x 52), and Toro (6 x 50).
“An icon, Montecristo has been the benchmark for luxury and quality since 1935,” said Rob Norris, president of Santa Clara. “With this long tradition of excellence, the Montecristo name can only be entrusted to craftsmen capable of building on this proud legacy. A. J. Fernandez has been chosen by Altadis U.S.A. to add his name to the history of the Montecristo brand for this new, exclusive cigar.”
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