Dunhill Honoring 80th Anniversary of Selección Suprema

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In 1935, Dunhiil commissioned Cándido Vega Díaz, a man who at the point had owned the El Rey del Mundo brand for three decades, to produce an exclusive cigar for the British tobacconist. It would be known as Don Candido and marked the first of Dunhill’s legendary series, Selección Suprema. Over the decades, Selección Suprema greatly expanded to seeing more factories produce exclusive cigars for Dunhill and today some of those examples can fetch hundreds of dollars at auction.

Dunhill is part of British American Tobacco (BAT) and its most noted modern line is Signed Range. For the 80th anniversary of Selección Suprema, BAT is combining legendary series with the modern flagship line for the Dunhill Signed Range Selección Suprema.

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Dunhill Signed Range Seleccion Suprema

It will be made in a single 6 x 60 toro size in Nicaragua using a shade wrapper from Jalapa, broadleaf binder and Brazilian mata fina and Nicaraguan fillers from Estelí and Jalapa. Signed Range Selección Suprema is limited to 2,500 boxes of eight worldwide and expected to ship this summer.

The cigars will be on hand at the 2015 IPCPR Trade Show & Convention next month in the General Cigar Co. booth, which distributes Dunhill in the U.S.

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