Vegas Robaina Cigars
Vegas Robaina is without question, a Premium cigar brand. Vegas Robaina was the second of two new brands introduced by Habanos S.A. in the 90's. This cigar line was officially launched in Spain in the spring of 1997. The brand was made available to the world market that same autumn. This quality cigar is hand made in Havana on the island of Cuba. Vegas Robaina cigars, because of their premium quality, quickly become popular among cigar aficionados.
Don Alejandro Robaina is renowned by cigar aficionados everywhere as one of the best tobacco farmers in the famed Vuelta Abajo of Cuba. Each year, 80% of Don Alejandro's tobacco harvest is deemed fit for use as wrapper leaf for Cuban cigars. Only around 35% of the tobacco produced on other plantations is of this high quality. It was for this reason that Habanos SA honored Don Alejando Robaina by launching this new brand of cigars bearing the name of his famous farmland.
Don Alejandro has, himself, become a celebrity in the world of Cuban cigars, with many aficionados and tourists in Cuba flocking to his farm in the San Luis region of the Vuelta Abajo to meet the man himself and see his tobacco vegas. He comes from a family of tobacco growers whose presence in the tobacco region of San Luis goes back to the middle of the 20th century. Even today the area has the finest tobacco plantations and wrapper tobacco in the entire Vuelta Abajo region. Almost 30% of the tobacco exported from Pinar del Rio province use Vegas Robaina (Robaina tobacco plantations) wrapper, marking it a tobacco legend.
Vegas Robaina cigars are described as a medium-strong blend, characterized by an excellent aroma, wonderful presentation and a fine burn. The combination of Don Alejandro Robaina's skill, and the right area have come together to produce the finest of tobaccos. The Vegas Robaina cigar is the embodiment of that combination, a truly Premium brand of Cigar.