With the annual ProCigar Festival scheduled to begin next week (Feb. 17–22) in the Dominican Republic, Quesada Cigars has announced the release of a new brand—Quesada 1974.

As with many of the company’s offerings, Quesada 1974 commemorates a special year/anniversary in the Quesada family’s history. It was 1974 that the family transitioned from tobacco brokerage to manufacturing, as consumers know them today. The new cigar is intended to honor the family’s past, while showcasing a modernized take that displays the Quesadas innovative spirit moving forward.

Quesada 1974 Lancero cigar

The combination of Dominican and Nicaraguan fillers makes this blend a medium to full body with rich notes of cedar, pepper and dry fruits. The sweetness comes from blending Dominican and Nicaraguan tobaccos. A great smoke overall.Miguel “Miguelin” Núñez, Production Manager, Quesada Cigars

Quesada 1974 features an Ecuadorian wrapper over a Dominican binder and fillers of Nicaragua and the DR. This new blend will debut in four sizes, with prices ranging from $6.20 to $7.50. While the cigars are shipping only to the Spanish market at launch, Quesada has indicated that a US launch is to follow this summer.

Debuting at ProCigar 2019, Quesada 1974 will be displayed in special-edition boxes during the festival.

Quesada 1974 box closed Quesada 1974 box open

Quesada 1974 Breakdown

  • Wrapper: Ecuador
  • Binder: Dominican Republic
  • Filler: Dominican Republic | Nicaraguan
  • Factory: Quesada Cigars (Dominican Republic)
  • Production: Regular
  • Vitolas: 4
  • Price: $6.20–$7.50 (MSRP)
  • Release: Feb. 17 (Spanish Market) | Summer 2019 (US Market)
  • Robusto: 5″ x 50 | 25-ct boxes
  • Short Robusto: 4″ x 50| 25-ct boxes
  • Corona: 6″ x 43| 28-ct boxes
  • Lancero: 7″ x 38| 28-ct boxes
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