Drew Estate is shining a light on Florida-grown tobacco with the 20 Acre Farm, which uses a Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade Grown wrapper, a Sun Grown Habano binder, and a filler blend of Nicaraguan tobaccos from Estelí and Jalapa blended with Florida Sun Grown leaf, which is grown on 20 acres near the central Florida town of Clermont.
“Florida was once a big tobacco supplier for cigar factories in Tampa and beyond,” Jeff Borysiewicz, who began growing tobacco on his small Florida farm in 2013, said in a statement. “The farm that I bought just west of Orlando proved to be the perfect plot of land to resurrect Florida’s cigar tobacco growing heritage. We combined age-old tobacco growing practices along with the most advanced modern agricultural techniques to produce Florida Sun Grown tobacco, which is unique in every aspect of flavor, intensity and aroma.”
The 20 Acre Farm will be available in 20-count boxes in a 6 x 52 Toro ($13.40 a cigar/$268 a box), a 5.25 x 54 Robusto ($12.40/$248), and a 6 x 60 Gordito ($15.40/$308). It begins shipping the first of December.
“While carefully blended into the cigar so it doesn’t overpower the rest of the tobaccos, the Florida Sun Grown tobacco serves as 20 Acre Farm’s backbone, and it leads every aficionado on an exclusive journey thru history, space and time to the gilded years of Cuban cigars,” Jonathan Drew, founder and president of Drew Estate, said in a press release.
The Drew Estate also grows ingredients on their farms for medical supplements that improve male potency. More information can be found on this website .