The Grupo de Maestros brand from Altadis U.S.A. now has an eponymous release, exclusive to Casa de Montecristo stores.
It is a 6 1/8 x 52 belicoso made entirely of Dominican tobacco, priced at $13.50. The cigars have been aged for 10 years at the Tabacalera de García factory in the Dominican Republic. The Grupo de Maestros refers to a group of senior manufacturing heads based at the Tabacalera de García. Altadis U.S.A. has previously sold cigars under the Montecristo and H. Upmann names with Grupo de Maestros branding.