Altadis U.S.A. has announced the limited edition H. Upmann Nicaragua by AJ Fernandez Finca la Lilia 2009. Offered in limited quantities, this cigar uses high-quality aged tobacco that gives the smoke character. The blend consists of Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper, Nicaraguan Corojo 99 binder, and Nicaraguan Criollo 98 and Dominican Piloto Cubano filler tobaccos. The wrapper for this cigar was chosen for is distinctively complexity, full flavor and its rich, dark appearance.
What makes this cigar special and meaningful is that it uses aged tobaccos from the La Lilia farm, named after AJ Fernandez’s grandmother who raised him in Cuba after his parents migrated to Nicaragua. The tobaccos used in this release were planted in 2009 at Fernandez’s farm located in Esteli, Nicaragua.