Claudio Sgroi, owner of CST Consulting, and Edgar Julián Sued, owner of Julián Sued & Compañía (Cigar Factory), announced a collaboration to create a trilogy of limited edition cigars.
“This is a magnificent collaboration that came from my friendship with Edgar,” said Claudio Sgroi. “My goal is to find and help the new generation of tobacco talents around the world,” Sgroi added.
“For me it is a great honor and privilege to create collaborations in Dominican Republic hand in hand with Claudio Sgroi. Undoubtedly his experience in the tobacco industry will take us closer to our main goal which is never-ending improvement,” said Edgar Sued.
Claudio Sgroi and Edgar Julián Sued blended three limited edition cigars that will be released during 2021 starting with “Cinque Terre,” set to be available in the USA and selected international markets in August. The cigars were conceived out of a desire to truly elevate and perpetuate the beauty of our craft by showcasing the creative work of the new generation of Master Blenders. In doing so, something very special, different and innovative came to fruition; a limited edition blend that utilizes rare tobacco leaves from five different countries embodying the international unity of our industry. This is Cinque Terre.
The cigars were hand crafted under supervision of Claudio Sgroi and Edgar Julián Sued. The quality of the selected tobacco leaves and the cigar aging for a period of 150 days under controlled temperature and humidity in the aging room .
Cinque Terre Breakdown
- Vitola: 5”x 54 STATELESS (Gran Robusto)
- Wrapper: Ecuador
- Binder: USA
- Filler: Dominican Republic-Nicaragua-Haiti
- Packaging: 1- count boxes 10
- MRSP: $14.95 per cigar