The latest Italian regional will be on shelves next week.
On April 9, Diadema S.P.A., the Italian distributor of Cuban cigars, will hold a tasting of the La Flor de Cano Casanova in Rome. A few days later, the cigars are expected to land in stores. The Casanova is the 2016 Edición Regional for Italy, a 4 1/3 (110mm) x 50 petit robusto.
There are 6,000 numbered boxes of 10 being produced, priced at €100 ($106) per box.
Italy was one of the original countries selected for the Edición Regional program in 2005. Since then, the country has played host to a variety of notable Edición Regionals including two La Escepcíon releases and a gold foil-wrapped Punch Diademas Extra. Unfortunately, Italy has strict laws limiting the shipping of cigars out of the country, making its releases a bit more challenging to find.