Casa Cuevas Cigars revealed plans for the Cuevas Reserva which will be released at the IPCPR show in Vegas. The Reserva will come in both Maduro and Natural varieties. The patriarch of the four-generation tobacco family, Luis Cuevas Sr. originally introduced the Cuevas Reserva brand in the early 2000’s and was limited in availability until now.
Luis Cuevas Sr. introduced the Cuevas Reserva brand in the early 2000’s but was faced with a huge dilemma. At that point, it was either take a chance and put forth efforts (and capital) to introduce his own brand, or concentrate on his newly thriving factory, which was blending and rolling quality private label cigars for other companies.
Luis Sr. decided to sacrifice potential glory for long-term stability for his family. Years later, in 2016, his son Luis Cuevas Jr. convinced his father to create their own line of cigars, Casa Cuevas Cigars. The father and son team decided it was now time for the full-scale distribution of the Cuevas Reserva brand.
The Cuevas Reserva Maduro features a Mexican San Andres wrapper, a Dominican, Pilloto Cubano binder, and Dominican and Nicaraguan (ometepe) fillers, this blend is a personal favorite of Luis Cuevas Sr. as it boasts a full-flavor smoking experience, in a perfectly balanced medium to full bodied cigar.
The Cuevas Reserva Natural features an Habano binder with a mix of fillers from the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, and the U.S.A., all wrapped in an Ecuadorean Connecticut wrapper. This blend provides a perfectly smooth smoking experience which features nuanced earthy flavors.
President of Casa Cuevas Cigars, Luis Cuevas Jr. stated: “The Cuevas Reserve for my father was supposed to be the Cuevas signature brand back well over a decade ago. As with all things in life, plans always change. I am proud to have worked closely with my father and my son Alec Cuevas, who is now part of the family business recreating this blend. I am ecstatic that this brand has come full circle, as we can now present it as a family project to the consumer.”
The Cuevas Reserva’s are beautifully packaged in vintage Cuban style 20 count boxes.
Both blends are initially released in three vitolas with more to follow in the future.
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