The sophomore release of HVC Cigars’ Selección No. 1 is now heading to stores.

Today, the company is beginning to ship the HVC Selección No. 1 Natural, a new line that is the follow-up to last year’s Selección No. 1, the first new blend from the company’s new Nicaraguan factory, Fábrica de Tabacos HVC S.A. de Reinier Lorenzo. Like the original No. 1, the No. 1 Natural is made at the company’s factory in Estelí. It uses an Ecuadorian habano 92 wrapper over a Nicaraguan binder and fillers from Estelí and Jalapa, Nicaragua. By contrast, the Selección No. 1 uses a Mexican San Andrés wrapper over a Nicaraguan binder and fillers from Estelí and Jalapa.

Both cigars are offered in the same three vitolas:

  • HVC Selección No. 1 Natural Short Robusto (4 1/2 x 52) — $9.30 (Box of 20, $184)
  • HVC Selección No. 1 Natural Esenciales (5 5/8 x 46) — $8.40 (Box of 20, $168)
  • HVC Selección No. 1 Natural Poderosos (6 x 54) — $10.40 (Box of 20, $208)

“For us, the blend is medium full body cigar with rich flavors and a clean finish to the palate,” said Reinier Lorenzo, HVC’s founder, in a press release.

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