Plasencia Cigars is shipping the Plasencia Alma Fuerte Colorado Claro Eduardo I, a Toro box pressed 6 1/4 x 54, the vitola named Eduardo I is dedicated to the first generation of the Plasencia tobacco family. The cigar comes in 10-count boxes with a retail price of $20.60.
It is a Nicaraguan puro with a Colorado Claro wrapper.
“It is important for us to continue to acknowledge our family history and use [it] as inspiration as we go forward,” Plasencia Cigars CEO Nestor Andres Plasencia said in a press release.
Eduardo Plasencia was the pioneer of the Plasencia tobacco family. He migrated from the Canary Islands to Cuba and started growing tobacco in 1865, starting the Plasencia tobacco legacy. Today, the Plasencia tobacco family is in its fifth generation.
“Eduardo Plasencia took a major risk by crossing the Atlantic Ocean to start farming tobacco in a faraway land. Without him, there would be no Plasencia tobacco family, ” Plasencia added.