Every HVC cigar is a tribute to Havana, Cuba—the company is named after Havana City—but the brand’s special cigar for Havana’s 500th birthday now shipping.

The HVC 500 Years Anniversary is a 5 7/8 x 52 parejo vitola, known in Cuba as tesoros, which uses all Nicaraguan tobacco: a corojo 99 wrapper from Jalapa over a binder from Jalapa and criollo 98 and corojo 99 fillers from Jalapa and Estelí.

Pricing is set at $10.60 per cigar and production is limited to 1,333 boxes of 15 cigars.

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