Gurkha Cigars will unveil three new cigars at this year’s annual International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers’ (IPCPR) convention in Las Vegas—Real, Nicaragua Series and Treinta.
“I am proud to say that these are some of the best cigars that we have ever introduced and they will be a great addition to our flavor profiles,” says Kaizad Hansotia, CEO of Gurkha Cigars, in a press release announcing the new releases. “These cigars will be an instant favorite for any cigar lover and will quickly become humidor staples.”
The Gurkha Treinta 30 Year Anniversary Cigar commemorates the 30-year anniversary of Hansotia’s purchase of the Gurkha brand and its subsequent revitalization. The cigars are made by Aganorsa Leaf in Nicaragua and will be available in three sizes: Robusto (5 x 52), Toro (6 x 54) and Magnum (6 x 60). The cigars come in 21-count boxes and the first 1,000 boxes of each size will be released in limited edition commemorative boxes. Gurkha will also introduce a beautifully elegant tin that houses five of the Toro-sized Treinta cigars.
Gurkha is also releasing a limited edition Anniversary humidor that will include 50 Treinta Limitada cigars only available with the humidor. The humidor will retail for $800 and will include 25 Belicoso cigars (6 ¼ x 52) and 25 Figurado cigars (6 ¾ x 52).
Treinta 30 Year Anniversary cigars are made from an Ecuadorean Habano Rosado wrapper, an Aganorsa Leaf Corojo ’99 binder and a filler blend of Corojo ’99 and Criollo ’98 tobaccos grown in Esteli and Jalapa, Nicaragua. The cigars will be available to ship in September.
Made in the Dominican Republic by Tabacalera Las Lavas using a blend of an Ecuadorean Connecticut wrapper, Dominican Olor binder and Dominican Criollo ’98 Ligero and Seco and Nicaraguan Seco tobaccos, Gurkha Real provides a smooth mild- to medium-bodied smoke. The cigars will be available in 20-count boxes in four sizes in 20 count boxes in four sizes: Robusto (5 x 52), Toro (6 x 54), Churchill (7 x 52) and Magnum (6 x 60).
Gurkha Real will be available to ship in late August.
Gurkha’s Nicaragua Series is a special edition cigar that is made by Aganorsa Leaf in Nicaragua. The cigar will be available by invitation only to Gurkha’s top retailers who will only be allowed to buy five boxes per size per store. The Nicaraguan puro is a medium- to full-bodied smoke that features an Aganorsa Leaf Corojo ’99 Claro wrapper, a double binder of Aganorsa Leaf Corojo ’99 tobaccos and a filler blend of Aganorsa Leaf Corojo ’99 and Criollo ’98 tobaccos. The cigars will be available in 20-count boxes. Gurkha’s Nicaraguan Series cigars will be available in four sizes: Robusto (5 x 52), Toro (6 x 54), Magnum (6 x 60) and Belicoso (6 1/8 x 52).
Gurkha’s Nicaraguan Series will be available to ship in late August.
In addition to the three new lines Gurkha Cigars will introduce at this year’s IPCPR Show, the company also plans to add new sizes to several of its existing lines. The company will add a Magnum (6 x 60) to its Marquesa line. It’s Cellar Reserve 12 Year line will gain two new sizes: Robusto (5 x 52) and Toro (6 x 54). A Robusto (5 x 52) and Toro (6 x 54) will be added to its Cellar Reserve 15 Year cigar line. Gurkha’s Grand Reserve Cognac-infused cigars, the Bourbon Collection bourbon-infused cigars and the Private Select rum-infused cigars will all have the Corona (5 x 42) size added to their respective lines. All of these additional cigars are expected to be available to ship by August.
For additional information visit gurkhacigars.com.